Bicyclist dies in area accident

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A Loveland woman was killed when police say she lost control of her bicycle, rode over the center line and was struck by a vehicle driven by a Blanchester man.

At about 4:51 p.m. Sunday, two bicyclists were riding northbound on Morrow Rossburg Road in Harlan Township, Warren County.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lebanon Post, Stephanie Vesper, 34, lost control of her bike and veered into the path of a northbound Honda minivan driven by Jonathan Sears, 33.

Vesper was transported from the scene by the Harlan Township Fire Department to a landing zone, then she was transported by AirCare to University of Cincinnati Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Sears was not injured.

Troopers were assisted by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

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