DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A driver lost their life Tuesday afternoon after their vehicle collided first with a utility pole and then a tree in Jefferson Township.
Preliminary investigation by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department points toward a westbound Dodge 1500 pickup truck crossing the center line of Dayton Liberty Road into the eastbound lanes shortly after 2:30 p.m.
The truck is believed to then have gone off the road, crashing into an AES Ohio electric pole before hitting a tree.
The driver was pronounced dead on the scene by township firefighters.
The sheriff’s office Traffic Services Unit is continuing to investigate the incident.