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Man hurt as 2 Harleys collide

August 5, 2013

A Tennessee man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon following a two-motorcycle accident along Ohio 821 in Fearing Township. Rocky Street, 33, of Church Hill, Tenn....

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Aug-05-13 8:52 AM

Forshey said neither Street nor Lee were wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

They can afford a Harley but can't afford a helmet?

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Aug-05-13 10:47 AM

right no greek

wearing a helmet is my business and no one else's

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Aug-05-13 12:10 PM

I bet the families and friends of those two locals who died recently from motorcycle accidents wish they would have worn helmets.

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Aug-05-13 1:37 PM

sorry about the loss of your friend asknot. I don't want to get in a ******* contest, but in most cases, a helmet WOULD make a difference.

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Aug-05-13 4:08 PM

Real nice friend they had riding with them...didn't even bother to stick round!!...

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Aug-05-13 4:15 PM

It's been proven that motorcycle helmets do save lives and help prevent catastrophic injuries--even if some riders still resist wearing them.

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Aug-05-13 5:27 PM

It still amazes me how its a personal choice to wear a helmet. If I am driving in my car its not a personal choice for me to wear my seat belt. It's the law. Seems to me I will stand a much better chance of surviving an accident not wearing my seat belt then those of you that don't have to wear a helmet going the same speed on a motorcycle. Guess this is just another example of lawmakers poor judgement.

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Aug-05-13 9:21 PM

Riding side by side is about a stupid as most harley riders.

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Aug-06-13 1:33 AM

swilson60 - lets get down to the root cause of the death in the accident on pike street that took a young mans life.

It is not whether he choose to wear a helmet or not. His death was entirely the result of a person driving a 4 wheeled vehicle turning into his right of way PERIOD!

If the cager (a person inside the "cage" of a vehicle) had not pulled in front of him he would still be here today even though he wasn't wearing a helmet on that day!

Most motorcycle fatalities are the result of a car or truck pulling in front of or hitting the cyclist. STOP blaming these deaths on helmet use and start placing the blame where it truly lies - with the vehicle drivers lack of attention.

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Aug-06-13 1:35 AM

NasCarNut - who said the 3rd rider was a friend? It might very well have just been another cyclist they had crossed paths with who rode with them for a while.

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Aug-06-13 9:00 AM

Ok, we'll go with your scenario, still real nice guy not bothering to stop and wait for help to arrive...

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Aug-09-13 11:45 PM

In fact their Harleys didn't collide. Rocky was in the back not the front. His bike did not slide It flipped across the field. The whole article is wrong. No he choose not to wear his helmet for the second time ever yet his helmet was in his saddle bag & busted. No one of you comment at least his alive & no thanks to the 30 minutes it took for an ambulance to arrive. & the 3rd rider stayed for 15 minutes waiting on help & came to get me to let me know my husband wrecked. & Yes we have helmets. Its your State's Choice not to have that law! No once was there concern on here for these boys. Or the fact a car was riding their back isn't mentioned either & No they were not riding side by side. Thank god my husbands alive. You inconsidered people.

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