70-year-old Richard Joseph Rubel of Columbus dies in fatal Wood County deer motorcycle crash on Hwy 73 – Saturday, August 21, 2021

Wood County Deer-Motorcycle Crash Death of Richard Joseph Rubel – Obituary

70-year-old Richard Joseph Rubel of Columbus has died in a fatal Wood County deer-motorcycle crash that occurred on Hwy 73 on Saturday, August 21, 2021. Police say Rubel was riding a motorcycle in the company of three fellow bikers.

At about 6 p.m., Rubel crashed with a deer that had stepped in his path, causing him to lose control. He was left with serious injuries from he died after being taken to a local hospital. No one else was injured in the accident.