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The Henry County Sheriff’s Office handled a motorcycle crash on Ohio 18 east of Hamler Thursday evening which seriously injured the rider. Here, deputies discuss the crash next to the motorcycle.

HAMLER — A motorcycle crash Thursday evening just east of here on Ohio 18 has seriously injured the rider.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office dispatched the Hamler Fire Department to the scene near Patrick Henry High School at 6:04 p.m. Thursday.

Jerry Lugo, 53, Ottawa, was taken from the scene by air ambulance to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, for suspected serious injuries.

Lugo reportedly sustained a facial injury after losing control of his motorcycle on the north side of Ohio 18, just west of County Road 7 and Patrick Henry School. He was ejected from the bike, which came to rest on Ohio 18.

The crash temporarily closed Ohio 18 near County Road 7 as deputies processed the scene.

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