Car accident on I-70 ends in a fatality

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – A 27-year old man was killed Thursday when his car crashed into a tractor trailer which was pulled to the eastbound shoulder of I-70 just west of Morristown after being involved in a prior motor vehicle crash.

Acording to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Kenneth L. Roberts of 4262 Kerr Drive, Hilliard was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound.

He lost control on the snow and ice covered roadway, slid off the right side of the roadway and struck the tractor trailer in the rear portion.

The driver of the trailer was identified as Wayne A. Christensen 54, of Wisconsin.

The accident happened around 8:20 a.m. A representative from the Belmont County Coroner’s Office was at the scene.

Car accident on I-70 ends in a fatality

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – A 27-year old man was killed Thursday when his car crashed into a tractor trailer which was pulled to the eastbound shoulder of I-70 just west of Morristown after being involved in a prior motor vehicle crash.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Kenneth L. Roberts of 4262 Kerr Drive, Hilliard was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound.

He lost control on the snow and ice covered roadway, slid off the right side of the roadway and struck the tractor trailer in the rear portion.

The driver of the trailer was identified as Wayne A. Christensen 54, of Wisconsin.

The accident happened around 8:20 a.m. A representative from the Belmont County Coroner’s Office was at the scene.