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Friday night crash leaves Cincinnati man dead

Posted: 10:42 AM, Mar 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-16 14:42:51Z
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A man from Cincinnati was killed after a crash in Washington Township, Ohio, Friday night.

Cody Chapman, 27, was driving north on State Route 73 when a pickup truck, also traveling north, tried to pass Chapman, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The pickup then crossed center line and struck a car traveling south on State Route 73. This crashed forced Chapman to drive off the roadway and into a culvert before crashing into a nearby treeline.

Chapman was pronounced dead at the scene, and one other passenger in his car was transported to an area hospital. There were no other injuries according to officials.

It is unclear at this time whether Chapman's vehicle was struck by the other vehicles or if Chapman drove off the side of the road to avoid the crash.

The crash is under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.