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Ohio State Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash in Gallia County

One man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Gallipolis, Ohio.
One man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Gallipolis, Ohio.
Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 2:47 AM EDT
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GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio. (WSAZ) - A man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Gallipolis, Ohio.

It happened around 6:30 Monday evening on Maple Grove Rd. near Lime Kiln Rd. in Gallia County.

According to the Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Post, 64-year-old Danny Thompson was driving a 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup when he missed a curve, went off the right side of the roadway, hit a tree, and rolled down a hill into a creek. He died at the scene.

Highway Patrol says Thompson wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.

Gallia County EMS, Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, and the Rio Grande Volunteer Fire Department also responded.

The crash remains under investigation.

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