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Published: Thursday, 10/23/2008

Patrol seeks info in fatal cycle accident in Ottawa County

BAY VIEW, Ohio - The Ohio Highway Patrol is seeking witnesses to a crash that killed a motorcyclist 11 days ago at the west end of Edison Bay Bridge.

Alfred L. Smith, 58, of Sandusky was pronounced dead at the crash scene, troopers said.

Mr. Smith was westbound on an exit ramp from State Rt. 2 to northbound State Rt. 269 in Ottawa County's Danbury Township about 2 p.m. Oct. 11 when he failed to round a curve, lost control of the motorcycle, and crashed into a guardrail off the south side of the ramp, troopers said.

Mr. Smith was found by a passer-by. The patrol knows of no witnesses to the crash, troopers said.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the patrol's Sandusky post at 419-625-6565.

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