Hillsboro Man Dies in a Motorcycle Crash in Pike County

A Hillsboro man died in a Motorcycle Crash in Pike County Friday.

The Portsmouth Post of the Highway Patrol reports it happened on Bell Hollow Road in northwest Pike County at about 6pm. 76-year-old William A. Christie was southbound on a 2019 Harley-Davidson TriGlide, a three-wheeled motorcycle, when he traveled into the oncoming lane, continued off the left side of the roadway, and struck a tree.

Christie succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Bell Hollow Road was closed for about two hours. The crash remains under investigation.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds motorcycle riders to wear helmets.

The Pike County Sheriff’s Office, MedCare EMS, the Benton Township Fire Department, and the Pike County Coroner assisted at the scene.

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