Benjamin Alvin Ernst Killed in Accident at Needmore Rd in Dayton, OH

April 16, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Needmore Rd, Dayton, OH, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Montgomery County Police
Vehicles Involved
Motorcycle, Semi-Truck
Needmore Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Motorcycle and semi-truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist at Needmore Rd in Dayton, OH on April 16th, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 1:40 p.m. Investigators are saying a semi-truck headed eastbound on Needmore Rd turned into a private drive, proceeding into the path of an approaching motorcycle. The vehicles collided, ejecting 65-year-old motorcyclist Benjamin Alvin Ernst from the vehicle. Reports say Ernst was then struck by an approaching Jeep Cherokee, leaving him fatally injured at the scene. There were no other reported injuries and no additional information was provided.

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