An accident involving a motorcycle on State Route 661 north of Granville has claimed the life of a Newark woman.
The State Highway Patrol says 30-year-old Cheryl Davis, a passenger on the motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities say 16-year-old Cassandra Mitchell of Granville was stopped on State Route 661 to turn into a private drive when a
motorcycle driven by 30-year-old Robert Davis tried to avoid hitting Mitchell's vehicle and went of the side of the road and lost control.
Both Robert and Cheryl Davis were ejected from the motorcycle.
Robert Davis was taken by Medflight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
Mitchell was not injured in the accident.