MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – A Hamilton man was killed after a crash in Middletown Tuesday afternoon.
Around 2:51 pm on July 16, a 2001 green Mercury Cougar driven by 52-year-old Bryon S. Johnson, of Hamilton, headed eastbound on SR-122 when it struck a traffic sign, veered into the westbound lanes near Towne Boulevard, and hit a 1999 blue Ford Explorer driven by 83-year-old Beechum U. Richardson, of Middletown.
The Mercury continued on for about 500 feet before coming to a final rest against the guardrail.
Johnson was taken to Atrium Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Richardson sustained minor injuries and was taken to Atrium Hospital with a family member.
Middletown Police Department, Middletown Fire/EMS Department, and the Warren County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the Lebanon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.