Man dies after motorcycle crash on I-70

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Police say a motorcyclist who lost control of his bike on I-70 Friday morning has died.

The Columbus Division of Police says Chad Priest Sr., of Columbus, was driving his 2004 Suzuki motorcycle eastbound on I-70 just east of S.R. 315.  As he was passing another vehicle, he lost control and was ejected from the motorcycle. His motorcycle continued eastbound and struck at least one other car, but no other injuries were reported.

He was pronounced dead shortly before 1 p.m. at Grant Medical Center. The road was closed for several hours.

Police did not say if Priest was wearing a helmet.

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