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Motorcycle rider killed in Friday crash identified

Published: Friday, June 21, 2013 @ 6:15 PM
Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013 @ 9:21 PM

The motorcycle driver who died in a crash on Friday has been identified as Bruce Stowell. 

Stowell,57, was headed south on Ohio 4 (Germantown Pike) and nearly collided with a vehicle in the intersection at South Union Road when he drove off the roadway and struck a utility pole. It is unsure whether or not Stowell was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, police said.

The accident occurred just after 5 p.m.

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Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to figure out what led to a fatal motorcycle accident Friday afternoon on Ohio 4. Anyone who saw the near collision or saw anything just before or after the motorcycle hit the pole is asked to call Moraine police at 535-1166.