Man killed in crash on SR-256 in Fairfield County
PLEASANTVILLE, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) —
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a man was killed in a crash on SR-256 in Fairfield County Tuesday afternoon.
According to OSHP, 25-year-old Brett A. Smith II was driving west on Baltimore-Somerset Rd NE when his car went off the left side of the road near the intersection of Lancaster Thornville Rd.
Troopers said Smith was not wearing a seatbelt and he was ejected from his 1999 Honda Civic after the car overturned. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remained under investigation.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol urged all drivers to not drive while impaired and use all available safety equipment including seatbelts.