POMEROY — A Reedsville man was killed in a single vehicle crash near Pomeroy on Sunday evening.
According to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 1996 Ford Explorer driven by Jessica N. Anderson of Reedsville was traveling southbound (toward Gallipolis) on State Route 7 just before 9 p.m. on Sunday evening when it went off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle reentered the highway and overturned.
Andrew S. Reed, 34, of Reedsville, a passenger in the vehicle was killed in the crash. Anderson was taken to Holzer Meigs ER by Meigs County EMS with minor injuries.
According to the release, Anderson was wearing a safety belt and Reed was not wearing a safety belt.
The road was closed for approximately two hours as a result of the crash. The crash occurred along State Route 7 between the intersections with Hiland Road and State Route 143.
The Pomeroy Fire Department, Meigs County EMS, Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio State Highway Patrol were on the scene.
The crash remains under investigation by the Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.