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Fatal motorcycle crash in Williams County leaves one dead

WILLIAMS COUNTY, Oh. (WOWO) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash Tuesday morning.

Police say the crash happened at approximately 10:43 a.m. on County Road 9, south of County Road C in Center Township. 68-year-old Kevin D. Van Gussel of Kendallville was driving a 2007 Nissan pickup northbound on County Road 9, then turned into the path of a southbound 2004 Harley motorcycle driven by Gary R. McCarty, 50, of Bryan, Ohio.

Van Gussel suffered minor injuries. McCarty was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say he was not wearing a helmet. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected to be a factor in the crash.

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1 comment

brettt May 25, 2022 at 7:45 am

If Mr. Gussel had read my comment, from yesterday, maybe Mr. McCarty would still be alive.

This is getting out of hand people! We have to keep an eye out for those we share the roadways with. And, take every means to protect our selves during our commute.


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