Franklin Furnace resident dies in motorcycle accident

PDT Sports Report

September 15, 2012


PDT Staff Writer

A truck-motorcycle crash has claimed the life of a Scioto County woman.

Diana Dyer, 59, of Franklin Furnace died when her motorcycle reportedly went left of center on Ohio 522 at the three mile marker near Wheelersburg around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers responded to the scene along with members of the Porter Township Fire Department and Porter EMS and determined that a motorcycle being operated by Dyer went left of center and collided with a Toyota pickup driven by Brian Oakes, 37, of Wheelersburg.

Dyer was pronounced dead at the scene by Porter EMS, and was be transported to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. The OSHP says the incident is still under investigation.

Frank Lewis may be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 232, or at flewis@heartlandpublications.com