Knox County crash leaves one dead

BUTLER TOWNSHIP, OH (WCMH)– The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened Thursday evening in Knox County.

Officials say the single-vehicle crash happened on County Road 38 just south of SR-229 around 8:15 pm.

Tyler O. Weisgram was driving northbound on County Road 38 when he went off the left side of the road, where the vehicle flipped and hit a ditch.

Officials say Weisgram was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected during the crash.

The Knox County Coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor, but the investigation in ongoing.

The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the incident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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