Motorcycle fatality being investigated

STEUBENVILLE — Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a crash Friday on U.S. Route 22 in Island Creek township that took the life of a 60-year-old motorcyclist.

The patrol said Arthur R. Davis Jr., of 2738 state Route 213, Steubenville died when the 2013 Harley Davidson he was operating traveled off the roadway into the median and overturned shortly before 5 p.m.

Davis, who was in the westbound lane, was not wearing a helmet, troopers reported.

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