Barnesville Man Killed in Crash Tuesday Night


A Barnesville man was killed after an accident Tuesday night in Belmont County.  Ohio State Highway Patrol say it happened just before 11 pm on Sandy Ridge, just south of Barnesville.

OSHP says Jeffery Fleshman, 29, was driving southbound on Sandy Ridge when when he went off the left side of the road and hit an embankment.

The 2004 Honda CRV he was driving hit two utility poles before overturning and coming to a rest on its wheels.

Police says Fleshman was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Belmont County Coroner.

The incident remains under investigation.

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