Vincent man dies in wreck on 339
A Vincent man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Ohio 339 in Dunham Township early Saturday morning.
Jerry L. Cornell, 65, was driving south in a 1977 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 when he drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a traffic signpost and an embankment around 1:12 a.m., according to a report from the Marietta post of the Ohio Highway Patrol.
Cornell was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police reported that he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, and alcohol nor drugs are not suspected factors in the crash.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Dunham Township Volunteer Fire Department and Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department also responded.