Clark County man killed in motorcycle accident identified

A man riding a motorcycle who crashed Saturday evening on a Clark County road and died has been identified, according to troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The man was identified as 49-year-old Ray Henderson from New Carlisle, according to an updated release from the patrol. He was traveling northbound on Scarff Road around 7:51 p.m. when he went off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Henderson was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Trooper Dalton Chaffin of the Springfield post said investigators are working to determine if alcohol or speed were factors in the crash.

Henderson did not have a helmet at the time of the crash. No other vehicle was involved.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office and the New Carlisle Fire Department also assisted at the scene. Scarff Road was closed for two hours.

The crash remains under investigation.