Metamora man dies in crash


SWANTON –A Metamora man has died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident Sunday in Lucas County.

The Toledo post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Kevin Jones, 60, was northboound on Wilkins Road in Harding Township when he failed to obey a stop sign at the intersection of Old State Line Road at approximately 12:27 p.m. and collided with a westbound 1996 GMC Jimmy driven by William Leininger, 48, of Toledo.

Jones, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle. He was airlifted to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, where he died from his injuries.

Leininger and his passengers, who wore seat belts, were not injured.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Spencer Township Fire & EMS, the Lucas County Life Squad, Mercy Life Flight, and the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation.