Galion man dies in crash

Staff report

A Galion man died July 23 in a motorcycle crash.

According to police, Robert M. Laforest, 26, of Galion, was heading north on a Nazor Road south of State Route 309 on a 2002 Honda motorcycle.

Reports indicated Laforest failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and went off the east side of the road, where he struck a fence and was ejected from the motorcycle.

Officials added the Galion Fire Department took Laforest to Galion Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The crash is still under investigation

Staff report

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