George Hiotis

Fatal Accident Investigated on US 40

by George Hiotis on April 3, 2018 at 3:22 am

The Granville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident. It happened Monday afternoon on US 40, east of Jacksontown around 1:00 p.m. Troopers say 66-year-old David Taylor of Newark began weaving across both lanes of travel when he drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole. Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene. The Highway Patrol says Taylor was not wearing a seatbelt. The accident remains under investigation.