Man killed in Licking County motorcycle crash


LICKING COUNTY, Ohio — A man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Licking County on Friday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

OSHP said 47-year-old Brian Litten of Newark was traveling southeast on Flint Ridge Road in Hopewell Township just before 3 p.m. when he hit a downed tree that was blocking the road.

Litten was thrown off the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

OSHP said Litten was not hearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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