*Update* On Fatal Accident in Morgan County

by Katie McGraw on November 25, 2013 at 1:23 am

An area man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Morgan County early this morning.

According to the Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says around 9 a.m. 66-year-old, Gary Combs of Beverly, was northbound on Ohio 60 near mile post 3, when his vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. 

State Patrol was assisted by The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and M & M Fire Department.  Although authortities do not believe alochol or drugs were involved, a blood test was taken. The results will not be available for severeal weeks. Combs was wearing a seatbelt during the crash. The accident is remains under investigation.