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Motorcycle Rider Killed in West Portsmouth Accident

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

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A 64-year-old motorcycle rider has died in an accident in West Portsmouth, Ohio.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the accident happened Sunday afternoon on State Route 73.

Troopers say Martha Holster of Sanford, NC was riding south when she was hit by a car that failed to yield when making a left turn onto Calvert Lane.

Holster was airlifted to Cabell Huntington Hospital where she died early Monday morning.

The driver of the car, a 74-year-old woman from New Boston, was also hurt and taken to a Portsmouth hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No word if any charges will be filled in the accident.


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