January 24, 2021

Lorain police investigating fatal bicycle crash | Lorain County

A 40-year-old Lorain man died after losing control and falling off of his bicycle Oct. 6 in Lorain.

Michael Mac Mahan succumbed to his injuries from the fall, according to a news release from the Lorain Police Department. 

At 1:07 pm., Lorain officers responded to the intersection of Fulton Road and East 28th Street for a serious injury crash involving a bicycle.

An initial investigation determined a motorized Huffy mountain bike, equipped with a 50cc engine, was traveling north on Fulton Road approaching East 28th Street, the release said.

Upon approach to the intersection, Mac Mahan lost control during a left-hand turn, ran off the left side of the road and collided with a utility pole, according to the release.

At impact, he was ejected off of the bike, stuck the utility pole and came to a final rest on the side walk.

Mac Mahan was transported by helicopter to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

While undergoing treatment, he died, the release said.

Mac Mahan was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Alcohol and drugs are not suspected to be factors at this time.

The Lorain Police Department Traffic Bureau is investigating.

This is the fifth traffic-related fatal crash this year in the city of Lorain, the release said.

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