Waverly man dies in Pike County crash with semi


WAVERLY -- A 76-year-old Waverly man died after his vehicle crashed with a semi Tuesday afternoon according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

According to the OSHP, a semi was turning northbound onto U.S. 23 from a private drive when it failed to yield at about 6 p.m.

The vehicle driven by Shannon Sparks, a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, was traveling southbound on U.S. 23 near mile marker 14 and struck the semi.

Sparks died at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.