A fatal crash occurred in Harrod Sunday Morning.
The Lima News reports that 21 year old Erik D. Neeley’s vehicle was traveling eastbound on Clum Road, East of the Lawrence Road intersection, when his pickup truck traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a utility pole owned by AEP. After the truck overturned, he was ejected from the vehicle.
Neeley was transported to Lima Memorial Health System where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses report that the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed before the incident, Neeley was not wearing his seatbelt, and alcohol was believed to be a factor in that crash.