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85-year-old motorcyclist killed in Miami County crash identified

MIAMI COUNTY — An 85-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Miami County Wednesday evening.

Gary Davis, of Brookville, was identified as the man killed in the crash, Miami County Coroner Dr. Bill Ginn confirmed.

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Davis was going southbound on S. Shiloh Road on his motorcycle when he failed to stop at a stop sign at Frederick Garland Road, according to a Miami County Sheriff’s Office crash report. He drove into the intersection and was hit by a Chrysler 200 that was going eastbound on Frederick Garland Road.

Davis died from his injuries on the scene.

The driver of the Chrysler, an 18-year-old Dayton woman, was taken to Upper Valley Medical Center with suspected minor injuries.

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Neither speed, alcohol nor drugs are suspected to be a factor in the crash, Deputy Justin Miller told News Center 7 on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.


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