Austintown woman injured in Wednesday motorcycle accident dies

LIBERTY — Shannon Heeter, 34, of Austintown, died Thursday night in St. Elizabeth Health Center of injuries suffered when she lost control of her motorcycle Wednesday night on Interstate 80 just east of the Belmont Avenue exit.

Heeter was westbound on I-80 at about 9:30 p.m. when she went off the highway, hit a guardrail and was thrown from her motorcycle, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. She was not wearing a helmet.

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