A motorcycle accident at around 11:40 this past Saturday night in Wyandot County claimed the life of a Morral couple.
According to a release from the Bucyrus Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 61 year old Robert Schrake Jr. was operating the motorcycle south on US 23 and struck a deer that entered the road.
The motorcycle overturned, ejecting Schrake and a passenger, 60 year old Susan Schrake.
Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office, Upper Sandusky Police Department, Wyandot County EMS and Wyandot County ODOT.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash which remains under investigation.