The Ohio Highway Patrol says a Defiance man was killed Tuesday evening in a two-vehicle crash.
Police report that 58 year old Gary Saylor was pronounced dead at the scene on Ohio 15, south of Schick Road.
According to the Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by 18 year old Brittany Bird was northbound, when Bird ran off the right side of the roadway, then over corrected, crossed the center line, and then collided head-on with a motorcycle ridden by Saylor. Bird’s vehicle came to rest in a ditch. The motorcycle came to rest partially on the roadway.
Bird was wearing a seat belt, and was not hurt. Troopers say Saylor was not wearing a helmet.
The crash remains under investigation today.