Fatal Accident on State Route 146

by Katie McGraw on July 13, 2013 at 11:58 am

An area man has died following injuries sustained in a two vehicle car crash Saturday Evening.

According to The Ohio State Highway Patrol at around 6 pm, Kyle Bankes was driving his 2011 Kawasaki Motorcycle and improperly attempted to pass a 1997 Ford F-350, driven by Joshua Wilkins, who was turning left from State Route 146 onto Tunis road. Bankes struck the left side of the truck and was ejected from his motorcycle. Bankes was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital where he succumed to his injuries.

Zanesville Post of The State Highway Patrol was assisted by Falls Township Fire and EMS. The crash remains under investigation.