Driver killed on SR 522, Elizabeth Township single-vehicle accident

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Man dies in Lawrence County single vehicle accident 

At least one person has died following a single-vehicle crash on SR 522, near milepost 8 in Elizabeth Township.

The police reported that the incident happened on Sunday, around 2 a.m. in Lawrence County.

The initial report revealed that a 2016 Toyota Corolla with solo occupant was headed westbound on SR 522 when it veered to the right side of the road, run through the embankment and hit multiple trees.

The driver of the vehicle suffered life threatening injuries and was moved to St. Mary’s Hospital in Ironton where he later succumbed to his injuries.

It was not revealed if the victim was wearing seat belt during the crash.

Lawrence County EMS did not disclose the identity of the deceased immediately.

Elizabeth Township Fire Department and Ohio State Highway Patrol were present at the scene to assist the investigation.