Motorcyclist who died in Logan Township crash identified. 

September 10, 2022

Motorcyclist who died in Logan Township crash identified. 

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

LOGAN TOWNSHIP — The motorcyclist who died Friday evening in a crash on Masten Road has been identified as Devon Newberry Adair, 33, of Rothbury. Emergency personnel were dispatched at 8:31 p.m. to the scene located between Hawley and Lucek roads. According to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, Adair was driving a 1995 Yamaha motorcycle southbound on Masten Road when a deer ran into his path.

“It appears Mr. Adair attempted to avoid the deer and in doing so lost control of his motorcycle and crossed the centerline of the road,” Cole said. Adair then drove into the path of a northbound 2003 Toyota Camry, striking it head-on. A 16-year-old male from Milford was operating the Toyota, which also had three occupants, all minors. 

UPDATE: On Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022, Sheriff Kim Cole confirmed that evidence shows that Adair strike a deer just prior to losing control and crossing the centerline of the road. 

Adair was pronounced dead at the scene. None of the occupants of the Toyota were injured. 

Emergency units dispatched included Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Carr Area Fire Department, Custer Fire Department, and Life EMS.

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