One man dead from motorcycle crash in Hanover Township

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The driver of the motorcycle lost control, overturned and went off the roadway, striking a support pole

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, OH (WKBN) – Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a motorcycle crash from Wednesday that killed a 27-year-old man from Pennsylvania.

Just before 8:30 p.m., 27-year-old Eugene Young, of McKees Rocks, was riding a 1994 Suzuki GSXR and traveling eastbound on State Route 172, in Hanover Township, when he lost control, overturned and went off the roadway, striking a support pole.

Young was transported to Aultman Hospital in Canton by Life Flight where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Young was wearing his helmet at the time of the crash.

Troopers say driver inexperience and speed are believed to be a factor in the crash.

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