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Ohio State Highway Patrol investigating a fatal accident

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SCIOTO COUNTY, OH -

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened in Scioto County around 3 am Sunday.

According to a press release a 1998 Dodge truck driven by Jesse Butcher was traveling northbound along Careys Run Pond Creek Rd. just north of US 52, when he went off the left side of the road, striking a road sign and into an embankment.

Butcher was transported to Southern Ohio Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol Portsmouth Post is investigating.