Alcohol Suspected in Fatal Pickaway Crash


A 22-year-old Circleville man was found dead in the driver's seat of a pick-up truck Friday morning on State Route 56, following a single vehicle crash east of Circleville near Putnam Drive. 

According to the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office, a passing motorist reported the vehicle off the roadway around 6:15 a.m. Friday. With assistance from Clearcreek Fire and EMS, county authorities found Aaron L. Stiltner dead of massive head trauma in the driver’s seat of the truck. 

It’s believed the crash took place sometime around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Alcohol is suspected to have been a factor in the crash which remains under investigation.