Motorcycle crash puts 2 riders in Ohio hospital

July 14, 2018

A motorcyclist and his passenger were airlifted to a trauma center in Toledo after a crash in Defiance County, Ohio.

Shawn Theis, 41, of Cecil, Ohio, and his passenger, Thelma Bowers, 39, of Paulding, Ohio, were not wearing helmets when they were thrown from Theis’ motorcycle around 10:45 p.m. Thursday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Theis was traveling south on Canal Road and then went off the south side of Powers Road. The crash continues to be under investigation, police said.

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