2 dead in Darke County crash

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JACKSON TWP, Ohio (WDTN) – Two people have died in an accident on Coletown-Lightsville Road and SR 47.

Darke County Dispatch said that police were notified of the accident around 3:30 p.m. and that it involved a pickup truck and a motorcycle.

Initial investigations revealed that the driver of the pickup truck, 22, turned left into the path of an oncoming motorcycle.

Both the driver of the motorcycle, 55, and his passenger, 48, were pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies report that neither were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

The driver of the pickup truck was treated at the scene and released.

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