Mary Alice Reporting –
A Tuesday night accident involved three vehicles and ended with two motorcyclists to be killed.
From the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at around 9:30pm, a Harley Davidson was southbound on Eastport Road when they slowed to make a left turn into a private drive.
Directly behind the bike were a GMC Sierra and a Dodge Ram. The Dodge driver traveled left of center in an attempt to pass the other pickup and struck the motorcycle causing it to overturn and slide down the roadway. The Dodge pickup went off the side of the road to hit a yard sign before going back on the pavement.
The GMC driver was able to come to a controlled stop.
The motorcycle driver and the passenger were pronounced dead at the scene and no helmets were worn.
The crash is still under investigation.
Assisting on scene included the Tuscarawas Sheriff’s Office, Uhrichsville and Dennison Police and Fire Departments, Smith Ambulance, Warwick Township Fire Department, and the County Coroner’s Office.
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