Springboro man dies in late-night motorcycle accident

UPDATE @ 11:20 am July 04:

11th Airborne Public Affairs confirmed Sgt. Seth Vision was a military service member stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

sergeant. Vision joined the military from his hometown of Springboro before undergoing basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, then receiving an assignment as a paratrooper with Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment.

“Sergeant. Vision was a phenomenal friend, leader and skydiver. He was known throughout Denali Squadron as a consummate professional who could always be relied on to get the job done,” said Lt. Col. Jake Hughes, commanding officer of 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment. “Seth’s upbeat approach to life and military life was infectious, and he had a positive impact on everyone around him.”

sergeant. Vision was awarded the Army Medal of Honor, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Parachutist Badge during his tenure.

Initial report at 12:38 p.m. on July 01:

A Springboro man died Saturday in a motorcycle accident near Miami Twp.

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Seth Vision, 21, lost control of a 2009 Honda motorcycle after it crossed the opposite lane and hit a curb around 2:19 a.m., according to a Miami Twp. Police accident report.

Springboro Police Chief Jeffrey Kruithoff said an officer with his department began a pursuit of Vision after observing an improper turn near State Route 73 and 741.

The accident report says Vision was then ejected from the motorcycle on Ferndown Drive and hit a tree.

Vision was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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