crawford county sheriff

BUCYRUS -- A Marion man remained hospitalized on Monday night in Columbus after a motorcycle-truck crash in Crawford County, according to a press release issued by Sheriff Scott Kent.

Dean W. Stuckman, 64, was flown to Grant Hospital in Columbus for his injuries. The extent of those injuries remained unknown as of 8:45 p.m., Kent reported.

The sheriff's office stated that on Monday at 4:10 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a two-vehicle injury crash near the intersection of State Route 4 and State Route 294. The dispatcher was advised that a pick up truck and motorcycle were involved in the crash and members of the Dallas and Bucyrus Township Volunteer Fire Departments and paramedics from the Portsmouth Ambulance Service were dispatched as well.

Upon deputies arrival it was discovered that Stuckman was traveling south on State Route 4 on his black 1993 Harley Davidson Electric Glide Classic motorcycle and was struck by a red 2018 Chevrolet Silverado that was driven by 74-year-old William E. Creswell, of Mount Gilead.

Creswell reported that he had no injuries.

The Crawford County Sheriff's Office reported that Creswell was issued a traffic citation for failure to yield at an intersection. Alcoholic beverages or drugs of abuse are not suspected factors in the crash which remains under investigation.

Knect’s Towing removed the motorcycle from the crash scene.

Support Our Journalism

Our content is free and always will be - but we rely on your support to sustain it.