1 Person Dies In Madison County Crash


UPDATED: Thursday February 6, 2014 3:47 PM

The West Jefferson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash which occurred on Interstate 71 North in Madison County.

OHP troopers arrived at the scene of the crash around 6:55 a.m.

They discovered a 2002 Ford Explorer which had flipped on its top in the median.

The victim was identified as James A. Matthews, 64, of Canton.

One lane of Interstate 71 was closed for three hours during the crash investigation.

The Sterling Joint Fire / EMS Fire Department, and the Ohio Department of Transportation assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Stay with 10TV.com for the latest news.