According to reports from the State Highway Patrol, 58-year-old Gayle Jackowski and her husband, Carl Jackowski, exited Interstate 70 at Pickerington on their motorcycle at around 5:00 p.m. when an unidentified vehicle struck the bike, throwing Gayle Jackowski to the pavement. The driver did not stop at the scene, and has yet to be apprehended.
Gayle Jackowski was transported to a Columbus-area hospital, where she died from her injuries. Her husband was treated for minor injuries and released.
Authorities say both Jackowskis were wearing helmets.
The suspect is believed to be driving a damaged, silver Chevrolet Malibu with a license plate that begins with the letter “G.” Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus authorities at 614.575.6911.