RUTLAND — A Gallia County man died Saturday in a one vehicle accident along Ohio 124 near Rutland.
Bernard Kincaid, 95, of Vinton, was traveling westbound on Ohio 124 near the Meigs Elementary School when he drove off the right side of the roadway. Kincaid’s vehicle struck a mailbox, ditch and culvert before the vehicle flipped and hit a utility pole according to Sgt. Call of the Gallia-Meigs Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Kincaid was driving a 2005 Dodge Stratus. The accident happened at approximately 3 p.m.
Call stated that Kincaid may have lost consciousness due to a medical condition before going off the roadway. He was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the accident.
Kincaid was pronounced dead at the scene by the Meigs County Coroner, and an autopsy was ordered.
The crash is still under investigation with the cooperation of the Meigs County Coroner’s Office.