Two hurt in motorcycle crash in Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a motorcycle crash from Saturday night.

According to a news release at 7:18 p.m. Charles W. Murray, 72, of rural Defiance, was westbound on state Route 15 near Road G-14 in Greensburg Township when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a tree.

Both Murray and a passenger, Mary C. Murray, 69, were ejected off the motorcycle.

Charles was taken to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center by Continental EMS while Mary was flown to the same hospital by Life Flight.

Charles had minor injuries while Mary had moderate injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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