Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report a Bellefontaine man was killed in a car verses semi-tractor trailer crash Friday morning crash in the area of 6220 State Route 274.
Brian C. Hartman, 29, was pronounced dead after the crash at 7:34 a.m. near Township Road 199. He was assisted at the scene by Huntsville EMS personnel.
Deputies report Hartman was operating an eastbound 2003 Chevrolet Malibu when he traveled left of center and struck a westbound 2017 Freightliner operated by David L. Lewis, 47, of Millersport. Both vehicles went off the left side of the roadway and came to a final rest in the ditch.
Lewis was transported from the scene by Huntsville EMS to Mary Rutan Hospital for treatment of possible injuries.
Both drivers were wearing their seat belts. The semi and car each sustained heavy damage in the crash and were both towed from the scene.
Deputies continue to investigate, and the crash report states Hartman was fatigued/fell asleep at the time of the crash.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by troopers of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, officers of the Washington Township Police Department and deputies of the Union County Sheriff’s Office.
This is the sixth fatal crash in Logan County this year.