Tragic Crash in Savannah Claims Life of James Mcclurg

A fatal motorcycle crash is under investigation by Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers in Ashland County. The incident occurred when a Subaru Forester failed to yield to a stop sign and collided with a Honda Shadow motorcycle. The Subaru driver, a 76-year-old woman, was unharmed, but the motorcycle driver, identified as 51-year-old James Mcclurg, was airlifted to Akron City ICU where he later succumbed to his injuries. The Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Savannah Fire and EMS, and Fireland’s EMS provided assistance at the scene. https://www.cleveland19.com reported

ASHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently conducting an investigation into a tragic collision involving a motorcycle in Savannah. This incident occurred at the intersection of SR 545 and West Main Street on Wednesday. At approximately 12:30 p.m., a 2015 Subaru Forester failed to adhere to a stop sign and was subsequently struck by a 1994 Honda Shadow motorcycle. According to authorities, the Subaru was traveling east on West Main Street while the motorcycle was heading north on SR 545. Fortunately, the 76-year-old female driver of the Subaru emerged from the crash unharmed. However, the motorcyclist, identified as 51-year-old James Mcclurg, sustained severe injuries and was airlifted to Akron City ICU. Tragically, he passed away the following day as a result of his injuries. Assisting in the response were the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Savannah Fire and EMS, as well as Fireland’s EMS..