Wakeman woman killed in motorcycle crash

BROWNHELM TWP. One woman is dead after a motorcycle accident in Brownhelm Township. Tara Redmond, 22, Wakeman, was a p
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

BROWNHELM TWP.

One woman is dead after a motorcycle accident in Brownhelm Township.

Tara Redmond, 22, Wakeman, was a passenger on the motorcycle and was thrown from the bike when the driver lost control. Redmond was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 12:36 a.m. Friday on Vermilion Road.

The driver of the motorcycle, Jody McKinney, 32, Vermilion, was northbound on Vermilion Road when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed onto the roadway. The motorcycle continued down the right side of the road before striking a tree.

McKinney was taken to Lorain Community Hospital for treatment.

The case is still under investigation, but alcohol is believed to be a factor.