Investigation into crash continues

CADIZ – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on Aug. 9 at close to 7 a.m. The two vehicle crash occurred on US 22, Archer Township, Harrison County.

Bryan Phillip Westlake, 36, 3501 Elm St., Weirton was driving a 1997 Mazda Miata eastbound on US 22.

Bryan P. Liggett, 32, 438 Melwood Drive, Toronto, was driving a 1999 Honda Accord westbound on US 22.

Liggett’s vehicle drove left of center, striking Westlake’s vehicle. Westlake was pronounced dead at the scene and Liggett was transported to Trinity West Medical Center and later transferred to UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts and had to be extricated from their vehicles.

The investigation is still ongoing.