One Dead, Another Critically Hurt in Scioto County Wreck

A wreck in Scioto County on Monday night claimed the life of one man and critically injured another.

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SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- One man is dead and another is in critical condition following a wreck in Scioto County.

It happened about 10 p.m. Monday on Ohio State Route 728.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a pickup truck driven by Jared Akin, 26, of Portsmouth crossed the middle line and crashed into a car driven by Jason Hamilton, 25, of Jackson, Ohio.

Both men were transported to Southern Ohio Medical Center, where Akin died.

Hamilton was then taken to St. Mary's Medical Center for treatment.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation.

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