WJTV News Channel 12 - Motorcyclist Killed In Crash On S.R. 315 North At Lane Ave.

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash On S.R. 315 North At Lane Ave.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in the northbound lanes of state Route 315 early Friday morning.

Columbus police officers responded to the northbound lanes of S.R. 315 at Lane Avenue on a report of a crash at about 2:20 a.m. Friday.

According to officers, Stratis Kostoglou, 27, was traveling northbound on S.R. 315 on a 2009 Honda motorcycle when he allegedly struck the rear of a 2005 Pontiac Vibe that was also traveling northbound.

Kostoglou was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Columbus police.

The driver of the Pontiac, 22-year-old Matthew Martin, was not injured in the crash.

Detectives say alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

The northbound lanes of S.R. 315 were closed until just before 7 a.m. Friday.


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