Day: July 5, 2021

Canton man killed in motorcycle crash after struck by car

STARK COUNTY, Ohio — Editor’s note: the video in the player above is from a previous story.

A 32-year-old Canton man died in the early hours of Monday morning after his motorcycle was struck by a car.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Joeallen Meeley was driving a 2006 Yamaha  V-Star Motorcycle west on Southway Street in the area of Stardale Avenue in Perry Township when the rear of his motorcycle was hit struck by a 2016 Dodge Charger. Meeley, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from the motorcycle and onto the roadway and sustained fatal injuries on the scene.

The driver of the car, 30-year-old Joshua Gibson of Massillon, was not wearing a seatbelt. After hitting the motorcycle, the car continued off the right side of the roadway and through a fence before hitting a dirt embankment and coming to a final rest.

Gibson was transported

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Summer Motorcycle Gear to Help You Beat the Heat

motorcycle gear guide summer 2021

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“It’s about a million degrees outside!” you bleet. “I can’t wear my Marlon Brando-era leather jacket when I ride! I’ll die of heat exhaustion! I’ll just risk riding in a tank top, shorts and flip flops.”

If you hear any of your riding buddies say this, stop them immediately and get them some of the gear listed below. You don’t have to give up safety to ride in the dog days of summer.

While you can get all this gear via mail order, unless you are really sure about your size it might be better to go to your favorite moto-gear store so you can get the best fit. Alpinestars offers a payment plan for the gear, so the hit you take is softened, just like the gear that protects you should you fall.

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Safety tips for novice motorcycle riders

Enroll in a safety course. A safety course can teach riders various strategies, including emergency evasive maneuvers. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation offers courses for riders, who can check to see if any such courses are available in their areas.

Wear a helmet. Many states require motorcycle operators and riders to wear helmets when bikes are in operation. Helmets are required by law in Canada across all provinces and territories. The U.S. Department of Transportation also recommends a full-face helmet as an added safety option for novice motorcycle riders. Biker Report states that a helmet can reduce risks of brain injuries from a motorcycle accident by up to 67%.

Wear protective clothing. In addition to helmets, jackets and other protective gear can reduce the risk of injury for riders involved in crashes. A 2011 study published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention determined there was a significantly reduced risk of

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