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A Montpelier man died in a motorcycle crash early Thursday morning.

According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Shane E. Hall, 34, of Montpelier, was eastbound on Township Road O4 when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway to the right. The motorcycle traveled off the left side of the roadway, striking an embankment before striking several headstones in Hockman Cemetery on the north side of the Village of McClure. The motorcycle came to a rest within the cemetery. Hall was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

Assisting at the scene were McClure-Damascus Township Fire and Rescue and the Henry County Coroner’s Office.


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