One person killed in Highland County motorcycle accident

HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH)– The Ohio State Highway Patrol says one person was killed Sunday afternoon in New Market Township after a crash.

According to officials, Heidi K. Stevens was driving her motorcycle northeast on New Market Road when a deer ran into the road just northeast of East Danville Road.

After hitting the deer, Stevens was ejected and her motorcycle went off the side of the road.

She was taken by Med Flight to Kettering Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Officials say the preliminary investigation shows Stevens was not wearing a helmet at the time of 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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