OSHP: Blanchester woman dies in motorcycle crash; other cyclist flees scene


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WARREN COUNTY — A Blanchester woman died Tuesday night in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash on Corwin Road in Washington Township, Warren County.

Troopers from the Lebanon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are continuing to investigate the case.

Mindy Chesser, 42, of Blanchester, was traveling southbound on Corwin Road on a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Chesser failed to negotiate a curve, traveled off the left side of the road and struck an embankment, according to a news release from the OSHP.

Chesser went airborne and struck a utility trailer that was parked off the roadway. The motorcycle overturned and Chesser landed in the roadway, according to the OSHP, which received the call at 11:26 p.m.

Robert Patrick, 42, of Morrow, was also traveling southbound on Corwin Road on a 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Patrick struck Chesser causing him to lose control and travel off the right side of the roadway, the OSHP stated, and Patrick fled the scene and remains at-large.

Chesser was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to the OSHP.

The patrol was assisted at the scene by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Mason Police Department, Warren County Coroner’s Office, and Wayne Township Fire and EMS.

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