Motorcycle Rider Dies in Crash

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A motorcycle rider has died following a crash in Portsmouth, Ohio.

The crash happened about 5:50 p.m. Sunday.

Portsmouth Police say Jeffrey Bentley, 49, of Portsmouth, was traveling north on US 23, when a car that was traveling south on U.S. 23 turned left onto 28th Street and was hit by the motorcycle.

Bentley, and a passenger in the car were transported to SOMC.

Bentley died at the hospital.

The driver of the car was not hurt.

No word on the passenger's condition.

The crash remains under investigation.


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