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Cycle crash claims 1

Published 9:49am Monday, August 13, 2012

CHESAPEAKE — A South Point man is dead after his motorcycle went off the road.

Paul D. Watters, 56, died from his injuries after his motorcycle crashed on County Road 1, in front of Chesapeake High School, at 4:50 p.m. Saturday.

Watters had been traveling westbound when he swerved to avoid traffic ahead of him, according to a release by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

“Upon swerving, he lost control, drove off the right edge of the roadway and overturned,” the release said.

Watters was thrown from the bike and was not wearing a helmet. He was taken to Cabell Huntington Hospital where he died.

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