Nick McWilliams reporting – A fatal crash involving a bicycle was reported Tuesday morning in Holmes County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol New Philadelphia Post released a report indicating the crash occurred just after 11 a.m. on State Route 93 involving a semi-truck and a bicyclist both traveling northbound.

The logging trailer driven by 54-year-old Maynard Beachy of Sugarcreek went left of center attempting to pass the bicycle, ridden by 69-year-old Raymond Troyer.

The two vehicles came in contact with one another. Responding emergency crews pronounced Troyer dead at the scene. 

Alcohol or drug use are not suspected in the incident, which remains under investigation.

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