Driver identified after truck crashed into Beloit home, leaving 1 dead, 2 hospitalized

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There are two others that were taken to the hospital

BELOIT, Ohio (WKBN) – One person is dead and two were hospitalized after a truck crashes into a home in Beloit.

The crash happened after 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning on Knox School Road.

Officials say the truck missed the bend in the road and went through a wooden barricade before hitting the home.

According to OSP, there were two people in the home at the time, a husband and wife. The wife was killed in the crash. The husband was taken to Aultman Hospital. In a release, OSP says he is listed in critical condition.

The driver, Joseph Matz, 20, was also taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.

It is also unknown if weather and wet roads were a contributing factor to the crash.

OSP and the Columbiana County Sheriffs Dept. responded to the incident. EMS along with Beloit and Damascus fire departments also assisted.

Alcohol and drugs are suspected as a factor in the crash, and the crash remains under investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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