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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Troopers Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash of a Mansfield Man in Savannah

Clear Creek Township – Troopers are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on State Route 545 at the intersection of West Main Street in Ashland County on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 at approximately 12:30 P.M.

A 2015 Subaru Forester was traveling eastbound on West Main Street when the driver failed to yield from a stop sign and was struck by a 1994 Honda Shadow Motorcycle that was traveling northbound on State Route 545.

The driver of the Subaru Forester , Alice Anderson, 76 years old of Shiloh, Ohio, was not injured as a result of the crash and remained at the scene .

The driver of the Honda Motorcycle, James Mcclurg, 51 years old of Mansfield, Ohio, received life-threatening injuries and was taken by life flight to Akron City ICU.

On August 3rd , 2023, Mr. Mcclurg died as a result of his injuries.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted at the crash scene by the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Savannah Fire and EMS, and Fireland’s EMS. The intersection was closed for approximately 1 hour.

The crash is still under investigation.


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