Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Sunday evening, July 30, on County Road 43.
The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, Elvis E. Adkins, 35, of Bellefontaine, was pronounced dead as a result of the crash. He was transported by Indian Lake EMS to Mary Rutan Hospital.
Deputies report he was operating an eastbound 2016 Nissan Altima on C.R. 43 at Township Road 33 about 10:15 p.m. when he went off the right side of the road, striking a culvert and a utility pole.
Deputies said Adkins was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash and he had to be extricated from the vehicle by mechanical means. Marijuana was listed as a suspected contributing factor in the crash report.
Damage was heavy to the car.
This is the third fatal crash in Logan County this year.