Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Mumford Rd in Hiram Township

Hiram Township Troopers from the Ravenna Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Mumford Road (County Road 286) west of State Route 88, in Portage County. The crash was reported at 3:51 P.M.

Leonard C. Roman Jr., 64, of Hiram, Ohio was operating a 2005 Yamaha motorcycle traveling eastbound on Mumford Road. The motorcycle traveled off the south side of the roadway as it was negotiating a curve in the roadway. The motorcycle overturned prior to striking a tree and catching on fire. No other vehicles were involved.

Mr. Roman was the only occupant of the vehicle. He was not wearing a safety helmet and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

Assisting agencies on scene were: Hiram Fire Department, Hiram Police Department, Community Service EMS, Portage County Coroner, and Eyes Towing.