MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. The crash occurred on Hopewell Road, east of Ohio 586, in Pleasant Township.

Josie L. Kaylor, 19, Danville, was traveling westbound on Hopewell Road in a 1998 Honda Accord. Kaylor drove off the right side of the roadway into a ditch and struck a culvert. Impact with the culvert caused the vehicle to overturn. She was partially ejected from the vehicle during the rollover. Kaylor was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Kaylor was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS and transported to Knox Community Hospital. The crash remains under investigation.



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