Sheriff: Motorcyclist killed in Clinton Township crash

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that happened Wednesday afternoon. (WSYX/WTTE)

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that happened Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies responded to Cleveland Avenue south of Elmore Avenue for a reported crash involving a motorcycle.

Officials said 21-year-old Dewayne E. Stancil. of Columbus, was standing on a 2004 White Suzuki GSXR 750 motorcycle as it went northbound on Cleveland Avenue at a high rate of speed before crashing into the rear of a 1996 Gold GMC Yukon driven by 59-year-old Tyree Dukes, of Columbus.

Stancil -- who was wearing a helmet -- was taken to Grant Medical Center where he died a short time later. Dukes wasn't injured.

Investigators said there's no indication that alcohol or drugs were a factor in this crash.

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