Portsmouth OHSP investigates ATV fatal crash


Staff report



LUCASVILLE — On Sunday, September 20, 2020, at 4:46 a.m. the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of an ATV crash on CR- 136, Big Run Road near milepost #2.

The ATV was operated by Christopher R. Spencer, 39, of Lucasville, Ohio.

The ATV was traveling eastbound on Big Run Road when it failed to negotiate a curve traveling off the left side of the roadway striking an embankment. The A TV overturned, then traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a tree.

The driver of the ATV succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The passenger of the A TV was transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio with non-life-threatening injuries.

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

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Staff report