Authorities Identify Man Who Died In Madison County Crash


UPDATED: Wednesday June 19, 2013 5:56 PM

State Route 29, between U.S. Route 42 and Interstate 70 in Madison County, was closed Wednesday afternoon because of a crash involving a car and a semi.

The crash also closed the ramp from I-70 west to S.R. 29.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol officials, the crash occurred shortly before noon.

OSP officials said that they believed 21-year-old Jon-Jacob Matson of London, Ohio, was traveling north on S.R. 29 when he struck the left side of a semi as it was turning left from I-70 west.

The driver of the semi, Aubrey Eastman, 40, of Orient, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

Matson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remained under investigation.

The road reopened at about 4:20 p.m.

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