Beaver Township man dies in motorcycle crash


A 23-year-old Beaver Township man, Kevin J. Jackson Jr., was killed Monday afternoon when the motorcycle he was driving went off Arrel Road in Poland Township.

The crash occurred at 3:30 p.m. between state Route 170 and Struthers Road, according to the Ohio Highway State Patrol. The patrol’s report said the motorcycle was eastbound when it went off the left side of the road and struck a ditch, a light post and a landscape stone.

It’s the third motorcycle fatality in three days. On Sunday, Kodi Brenner, 20, of Masury was killed when the motorcycle she was on collided with a car at state Route 82 and Niles-Vienna Road in Vienna Township. On Saturday, Joseph Whitacre, 40, of Brookfield

died after he lost control of his motorcycle and hit a utility pole on Standard Avenue in Brookfield.

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