Motorcyclist ID’d in fatal Hamilton crash on Wednesday

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A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Ohio 4 in Hamilton Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

The Butler County coroner’s office has identified the motorcyclist killed in Wednesday afternoon’s crash on Ohio 4 in Hamilton as Ronald S. Boyd, 59, of Hamilton.

The crash a couple blocks south of Ohio 129 happened when the motorcycle Boyd was riding southbound on Ohio 4 around 1 p.m. struck the back of an SUV that also was southbound. Boyd also collided with a southbound semi truck, police said.

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The coroner’s office listed the preliminary cause of death following an autopsy as “multiple traumatic injuries.”

A countywide, multi-jurisdictional crash-reconstruction team was called in to investigate and the highway was closed in both directions during that work.

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