Thursday, May 26, 2016

Union City, OH Man Airlifted Following Motorcycle Crash

Union City – On May 25, 2016 at 8:31 p.m. Darke County Deputies, along with Union City OH PD and Union City Ohio Fire and Rescue, were dispatched to the 200 BLK. of SR571 reference to a motorcycle crash with injury.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Larry LeMaster (47) of Union City, OH was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson Road King westbound on SR571 when LeMaster was negotiating a curve and drove off the right side of the road down in to a ditch. LeMaster lost control of the motorcycle and the motorcycle overturned ejecting LeMaster.

Union City Rescue treated Lemaster and he was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by Care Flight, where he is currently listed in critical condition.

The Darke County Sheriff’s Office accident re-construction team was called to the scene. This accident remains under investigation. LeMaster was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Investigators are still working the accident scene and it is possible that alcohol may have been a factor in the accident. At this time the cause of the accident is unknown and if anyone witnessed the accident, or has any information pertaining to the crash you are asked to call the Darke County Sheriff Office at (937)548-3399.

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