PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A person was killed in a crash in West Alexandria Monday.

West Alexandria Police said the crash happened at East Lexington Road and Quinn Road Monday night. The car went over an embankment, striking several trees before landing in a creek. Police said recovery efforts took “quite some time” to get the victim out.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, 47-year-old Kenneth Burnett, was pronounced dead on the scene, the Preble County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Preble County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Office will continue to investigate this incident.

2 NEWS will update this developing story as we receive more information.