Austintown woman in serious condition after motorcycle crash


A 34-year-old Austintown woman was seriously injured when she crashed her motorcycle on Interstate 80, just east of the Belmont Avenue exit.

Shannon Heeter was traveling west on I-80 about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when she hit a guardrail on the right side of the road and was thrown from her motorcycle, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Heeter was not wearing a helmet.

She was taken to the St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, where she was listed Thursday in serious condition.

The crash is under investigation.

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