An early morning crash on Saturday claimed the life of 24-year-old Justin Hunt in Belmont County. Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call at 7:41 Saturday morning of a crash on State Route 149 south of Barkcamp State Park in Morristown.
Authorities believe Hunt was not wearing his seatbelt and drove his Dodge truck off the road, through a ditch, through a fence and finally into a tree. The passenger of the vehicle was not injured.
Hunt was taken to the Ohio Valley Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The State Highway Patrol is currently investigating the crash and a toxicology report is pending.