Woman killed in motorcycle crash in Gallia County

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GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - A Patriot, Ohio woman has died after her motorcycle crashed on Gallia County Road 40 on Monday morning.

The Gallipolis post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says 19-year-old Madison Thomas, of Patriot, Ohio died when her Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle slid off the right side of the road and hit a guard rail on County Road 40 near Ohio Route 775.

The highway was closed for about three hours as crews investigated the crash and cleared the scene.

Troopers say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.