Man dies in Lawrence County accident


A South Point man died from injuries sustained in a two vehicle accident early Friday morning.

The Ironton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that at approximately 6:46 am Nicholas T. Roman, 36, of South Point was killed when the vehicle he was driving collided with another vehicle driven by Christopher E. Smith, 30, also of South Point.

The crash occurred one mile east of US 52 on County Road 1 in Lawrence County.

Roman was driving a 1999 S-10 pickup truck eastbound on CR 1 and drove left of center, striking Smith who was westbound. Smith was driving a 2015 Nissan Rogue.

Smith’s vehicle overturned into a yard after impact.

Smith was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment. Roman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lawrence County Coroner.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ironton Post of the State Highway Patrol.