SOURCE: Lima News
LIMA – An Illinois man died Sunday night when his motorcycle left the roadway Sunday on Eastown Road in American Township.
According to a statement from the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Parker Oldenettel, 21, of South Jacksonville, Illinois, was operating his Kawasaki ZX-6R motorcycle southbound on Eastown Road at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Police say he lost control of the motorcycle, striking a curb and a mail box. Oldenettel continued across a yard, where the motorcycle struck a fire hydrant. He was thrown from the motorcycle and came to rest a short distance later.