Motorcyclist killed after hitting tree near Dublin

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in northwest Columbus last Thursday night.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, Justin Gillie, 40, was driving his 2002 Ducati motorcycle northbound on Thatcher Drive near Rossbury Court, when he lost control and ran off the road.

Police say after traveling off the roadway, Gillie and the motorcycle struck a stree.

Gillie was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police continue to investigate the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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