Man Identified in SR 138 Fiery Fatal Crash

One man was killed in a fiery crash in Highland County Friday morning.


The Highway Patrol responded to the single-vehicle crash at State Route 138 and Mad River Road at about 8:30am where 55-year-old Robert Newkirk of Hillsboro was traveling on State Route 138.


His vehicle had gone off the road, hit a drainage pipe, went through a yard, then landed in a creek bed where it burst into flames.


Troopers have not said if they know what led up to the crash.

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