Lucasville, Oh – The Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a one vehicle crash on Big Bear Creek Rd. near Edwards Rd. in Scioto County at 6:20 am. The vehicle, a 2003 Pontiac Sunfire, was driving westbound on Big Bear Creek Rd. when it drove off the right side of the road, striking an embankment and a tree.
The vehicle was driven by William B. Stevens, age 30, of Lucasville, Oh. Mr. Stevens was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and died at the scene. Speed was a factor in the crash.
The State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Scioto Squad 2, Morgan Township VFD, the Scioto County Coroner’s Office and Life Ambulance.
The crash remains under investigation by personnel of the Portsmouth Post and further information will be released when available.