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Sunday Crash Claims A Life Near Circleville

One person is dead following a fiery crash, just after 3pm Sunday on North Court Street, where a car smashed into the Norfolk & Southern Bridge Abutment north of Circleville. The car burst into flames upon impact, according to the Pickaway County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff investigators say there was "no visible indication that the driver attempted to brake prior to striking the concrete bridge". The driver was trapped inside the vehicle as it burst into flames.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt, according the crash report. The driver was dead at the scene.

Pickaway County Coroner Dr. John Ellis says an autopsy has been ordered to confirm the identity of the driver, due to severe injuries. 

 

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