Piketon man dies after crashing in Pike County

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One Vehicle Crash

Chillicothe – March 10 at 0901 A.M. The Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call concerning a one-vehicle crash that occurred on SR 32 near mile post 26, in Pike County. A 2015 Honda Pilot driven by Ernest Hamilton 74, of Piketon, was traveling westbound on SR 32 when he suffered a medical issue. The vehicle drove through the median then off the right side of the roadway into a tree. Mr. Hamilton was pronounce deceased at the scene. The Pike County Coroner, Dr. Kessler determine Mr. Hamilton succumbed to a medical condition prior to the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Beaver Twp. FD, Pike County EMS, Pike County Sheriff Department, and Piketon PD assisted at the scene.

Raymond Wambsgans from Akron Ohio, USA [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons