Central Ohio fire chief, wife injured in motorcycle crash

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Police say a central Ohio fire chief and his wife have been injured after they hit a deer while riding their motorcycle.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. near St. Louisville in Licking County as Newark Fire Chief Patrick Connor and his wife were on their motorcycle.

Police say Connor was taken by helicopter to Ohio State University Hospital and his wife was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital. It’s unclear how severe their injuries are.

The crash is under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.