Passenger dies in Ohio motorcycle wreck

Ohio State Highway Patrol says the passenger of a motorcycle died following an accident on State Route 141 near Kitts Hill Monday afternoon. (MGN Online)

Ohio State Highway Patrol said the passenger of a motorcycle was killed in a crash in Lawrence County.

Sonja L. Gillette, 50, of Lucasville died Monday, according to a news release from state patrol.

Troopers said the wreck happened in the westbound lanes of State Route 141 near Kitts Hill at 1 p.m. Monday. Troopers said the driver of the motorcycle lost control around a curve and overturned in the roadway. Gillette was pronounced dead at Cabell Huntington Hospital, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation.

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