WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (WCMH) — A passenger in a car that crashed in Fayette County has died.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a man was driving a Dodge Ram at around 10:20 p.m. on Sunday going south on Interstate 71 in Jefferson Township. Authorities say the Dodge traveled off the left side of the road, hit a ditch and a metal pole before stopping.
The passenger, 50-year-old Michael Wayne from Kentucky, was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver was taken to Grant Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said it is continuing to investigate the crash.