Nichole Hannahs

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

by Nichole Hannahs on October 6, 2011 at 5:53 am

A two vehicle crash in Fairfield County ends the life of a Pickerington man.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said that around 9pm Wednesday, 44-year-old Timothy Vedrinski of Canal Winchester was traveling west on Wright Road was turning south onto South House Road in a Jeep Liberty. Authorities said Vedrinski turned in front of and was struck by 53-year-old Thomas Bender, who was traveling east on Wright Road.

Bender, who was riding a motorcycle, was ejected from the bike and taken to Grant Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Vedrinski was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Bender was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and the State Highway Patrol continues to investigate.