A Maumee man is dead after his losing control of hismotorcycle in Wood County.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash onState Route 65 just east of State Route 582 in Middleton Township.
Troopers say at approximately 3:45pm, 57-year-old RayWampler, of Maumee, lost control of his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and wasejected from the bike.
Mr. Wampler sustained serious injuries and was taken by airambulance to Toledo Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Mr. Wampler was not wearing a helmet at the time of thecrash.
The accident backed up heavy traffic that was coming from andgoing to the Apple Butter Festival in Grand Rapids.
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