Fatal Accident in Granville Township

Fatal Accident in Granville Township

by Katie McGraw on June 3, 2013 at 11:37 am

A car accident in Granville Township in Licking County has left one man dead.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, around 5:30 this evening, 44 year old Randle O’Bryan of Newark, was traveling eastbound on State Route 16, west of Cherry Valley Road, on his motorcycle, when 29 year old Anthony Krebs of Columbus failed to maintain assured clear distance and struck O’Bryan from behind.

O’Bryan was transferred to Licking Memorial Hospital via EMS, where he died from his injuries. He was wearing an unstrapped helmet at the time of the crash. Krebs was wearing a seat-belt and did not suffer any injuries. The crash remains under investigation.