UPDATE: Springboro man dies in late-night motorcycle crash

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UPDATE @ 11:20 a.m. July 04:

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

Sgt. Vision joined the Army from his hometown of Springboro before attending basic training at Fort Benning, GA, and later receiving an assignment as a paratrooper to Alpha Troop of the 40th Cavalry Regiment’s 1st Squadron.

“Sgt. Vision was a phenomenal friend, leader, and paratrooper. He was known throughout the Denali Squadron as a consummate professional who could always be counted on to complete the mission,” said Lt. Col. Jake Hughes, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment commander. “Seth’s optimistic approach to life and soldiering was contagious, and he positively impacted everyone around him.”

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

Initial Report @ 12: 38 p.m. July 01:

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

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Seth Vision, 21, lost control of a 2009 Honda motorcycle after crossing into the opposite lane and striking a curb at approximately 2:19 AM., according to a Miami Twp. Police crash report.

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

The crash report said Vision was later thrown from the motorcycle on Ferndown Drive and hit a tree.

Vision was transported to area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.