Motorcyclists collide in Erie county

Posted by Nick Dutton -

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WTOL) - Two motorcyclists are recovering after running into each other in Erie county.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 3:30 Saturday afternoon on State Route 113 at Bellamy Road, in Berlin Township.

Troopers say 65-year-old Gary Mordhorst from Iowa hit the back of 39-year-old Mark Barker from Fairlawn's motorcycle when Barker slowed down to make a turn.

Both men were thrown from their bikes. They were not wearing helmets and were taken to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.

Mordhorst is listed in good condition, Barker's condition is unknown.