Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Licking County

Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Licking County

by Josh Overholser on June 22, 2014

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a motorcycle accident that resulted in the death of 73-year-old Richard H. Webster of Johnstown Saturday evening.

The accident occurred at approximately 5:22 p.m. on Myers Street in the Village of Buckeye Lake.  According to the Highway Patrol, Webster was traveling westbound on Myers Street when his motorcycle drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a traffic sign.  Webster was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  He was not wearing a helmet.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting with the investigation which is still ongoing.