Rushville Man Killed In Crash On SR 188 In Perry County

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One person was killed and another injured after their vehicle crashed on State Route 188 near High Point Road south of Thornville.

The Ohio Highway Patrol said a pickup drove off the side of the road and crashed over a guardrail just after one a.m.

Ryan Whetstone, 25, of Rushville was killed in the crash.

Ginger Hunter, 24, of Lancaster suffered minor injuries.

The OHP said that Whetstone was not wearing a seatbelt but Hunter was.

Investigators also said that alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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