The Chillicothe Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that at about 7:28pm 35-year-old Brad N. Hilton of Waverly was driving a 1998 Jeep Cherokee northbound on Meadow Run Road when he failed to negotiate a curve.
Hilton’s vehicle drove off the left side of the road, struck a culvert and overturned. He was not wearing a safety belt and was partially ejected from the vehicle, and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner.
Hilton’s passenger, 15 year-old daughter Cassandra J. Hilton of Waverly, was flown from the scene by Med Flight to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.