The Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 5:30 a.m. on November 30, 2020. The crash happened on Morgan Fork Rd approximately 3/4 quarters mile north of Armstrong Hollow Rd, in Benton Township.
The driver, Keysha L McMillan age 20, of Chillicothe, OH was driving a white Oldsmobile Alero northbound on Morgan Fork Rd. Ms. McMillan drove off the right side of the road and struck a tree. Ms. McMillan was transported to Adena Pike Medical Center, for non-life threatening injuries.
The right front passenger, Tylor E. Tong age 24, of Latham, OH who was not wearing a seat belt was trapped inside and had to be extricated from the vehicle. Mr. Tong was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Pike County Coroner.
The Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Pike County Sheriff Office, Pike County Coroner Office. Benton Twp. VFD and Squad.
The crash remains under investigation by troopers at the Portsmouth Post of the State Highway Patrol.