Sidney man killed in motorcycle accident

Staff report

SIDNEY — A Sidney man was killed in an early Sunday morning motorcycle accident in Logan County.

According to the Marysville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. Brett Metz, 27, of Sidney, was pronounced dead at the scene of the one-vehicle accident on Ohio 47 in Harrison Township in Logan County.

Metz, who was riding a motorcycle, was traveling west on Ohio 47 when his motorcycle went off the roadway, striking a ditch and fence post. Metz was ejected from the motorcycle. The accident happened around 2:20 a.m. Sunday.

Metz was wearing ahelmet at the time of the accident, and excess speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.

Staff report