Last updated: February 13. 2014 1:21PM - 2168 Views
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By Frank Lewis


A single-vehicle crash has taken the life of a Scioto County man. Kevin L. Prince, 41, of Lucasville, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 8:30p.m. Wednesday.

According to Portsmouth Post Commander Lieutenant M.R. Gore, the crash occurred on Ohio 335 near mile post 12. In a news release Gore said Prince was driving southbound on Ohio 335 in a 2012 Ford Focus, when he drove off the right side of the roadway in a left hand curve overturning down an embankment.

The Minford Volunteer Fire Department responded to the crash with three trucks and 12 men; Minford Squad 3 responded with one truck and a paramedic. Sources said the departments remained on the scene until almost midnight. Shortly after authorities arrived, Prince was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Gore said the incident remains under investigation by personnel at the Portsmouth Patrol Post.

Frank Lewis can be reached at 740-353-3101, Ext. 252, or on Twitter @FrankLewispdt.

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