The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that a local motorcyclist was killed in a crash in western Union County Thursday morning around 12:55.
Daniel Leedy, 60, of 244 Parkway Boulevard, Urbana, was driving an '06 Harley-Davidson westbound on State Route 739 just west of Honda Parkway when his bike went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole.
Leedy was transported to Union County Memorial Hospital in Marysville where he was pronounced dead by the Union County Coroner.
Leedy was not wearing a helmet. His motorcycle suffered heavy damage.
The Union County Sheriff's Office and Allen Township Fire and EMS assisted at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation.
It's the first fatal crash in Union County this year.