PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are investigating a fatal crash where a motorcyclist was struck by a pickup truck Sunday night.

The Preble County Sheriff’s Office said they received the call just before 6:30 p.m. Police said the crash occurred at State Route 122 south of Somers Gratis Road. 

The initial investigation showed 49-year-old David W. Gray, Jr. was traveling south on State Route 122 when he hit a deer, causing him to lose control and be ejected from the vehicle, then struck by a pick-up truck.

Gray was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The crash remains under investigation by the Preble County Sheriff’s Office and the Preble County Coroner’s Office.