Fatal accident reported

The Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday at 4:55 p.m. on Ohio 67 near Golden Bridge Road.

Scott W. Stombaugh, 59, of Wapakoneta was operating a 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle while traveling westbound on Ohio 67. The preliminary investigation indicates the motorcycle drove off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.

Stombaugh was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a motorcycle helmet at the time of the crash. Neither drugs nor alcohol are suspected to be factors.

The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office, Wapakoneta Fire Department, Auglaize County Coroner and Ohio Department of Transportation also responded to the crash, which remains under investigation

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