Motorcyclist dies in I-70 crash

WHEELING — A motorcyclist from Arkansas died shortly after crashing his bike early Saturday morning on Interstate 70.

Seth Kaleb Griffith, 21, of Conway, Arkansas, was pronounced dead at Wheeling Hospital, according to the Wheeling Police Department.

Police said Griffith crashed shortly after 1 a.m. while traveling eastbound just outside the Wheeling Tunnels at Exit 1B. When the Wheeling Fire Department arrived at the scene, they found Griffith unresponsive and transported him to the hospital.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, police said. The tunnels were closed in both directions while police were investigating the crash but have since reopened.


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