The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury motorcycle crash

Lawrence Township - The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash involving a motorcycle which occurred on June 14, 2019 at approximately 11:51 PM.  The crash occurred on State Route 93 near mile post 15, in Lawrence Township, Stark County, Ohio.     

Ryan D. Nussbaum, 39, of Dalton, was operating a blue 2012 Harley Davidson Custom motorcycle at the time of the crash.  Mr. Nussbaum was traveling southbound on State Route 93 when he drove off the right side of the roadway into a ditch. The motorcycle then overturned and struck a sign.  The driver was then ejected from the motorcycle.  
 
Mr. Nussbaum sustained serious incapacitating injuries during the crash.  He was transported from the scene to Aultman Hospital by North Lawrence EMS for treatment.  Mr. Nussbaum remained at hospital and is in critical condition. 

Lawrence Township Police Department and North Lawrence Fire Department assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol during the crash investigation.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the traffic crash. The operator was not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred.  

The crash remains under investigation.

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