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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Fatal Crash on State Route 314 near Millsboro Road

Springfield Township – The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Mansfield Post, is investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a 2018 Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle and a 2016 Dodge Journey on State Route 314, north of Millsboro Road.

The crash occurred on March 3, 2024, at approximately 3:38 PM, when Evan Gale, 32 years old, of Mansfield, was attempting to turn left out of a private driveway onto SR 314. Joshua Miller, 24 years old, of Ontario, was northbound approaching the driveway.

As Mr. Gale started to enter the roadway, Mr. Miller, in an attempt to avoid a collision, laid down the motorcycle. Mr. Miller collided with the front of the Dodge. Mr. Miller was transported to Ohio Health Mansfield, by Springfield EMS, where he succumbed to his injuries.


SR 314 was temporarily closed during the crash investigation with the assistance of the Ontario Police Department. 


Additional agencies and entities who assisted in the investigation include the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, the Ontario Police Department, Springfield Township Fire and EMS, and Terry’s Towing.


The crash remains under further investigation at this time.


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