One man is dead following an accident on State Route 43 in the East Springfield area of Jefferson County on Tuesday night.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that David Robert Walls, 26, of Elizabeth, Pa., was driving a 2012 Mack truck northbound on State Route 43 around 7:15 p.m. when the vehicle went of the left side of the road and struck a guard rail, utility pole and a tree. Walls was trapped in the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
He was the only occupant of the vehicle and was wearing his seatbelt. The investigation continues.