BEAVER TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol has identified the victim killed in a fatal crash in Beaver Township on Tuesday morning.
Jonathan Panick, 32, of North Lima, was killed following the rollover crash that led to a car fire.
It happened along Woodworth Road in Beaver Township, about a quarter-mile north of the traffic circle at South Avenue Extension and Route 164, around 10:30 a.m.
According to state troopers, a 2020 Chevy Malibu was traveling southbound on Woodworth Road. Troopers said the car went off the right side of the road, hit a culvert, landed in a ditch and caught on fire.
Beaver Township firefighters were able to extinguish the flames, but the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Panick wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, troopers say.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
The road was closed in that area, near East Fairfield Coal Company.