O.S.H.P. identifies victim in Belmont Co. fatal accident

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Ohio State Highway Patrol has released the name of the victim in a fatal accident yesterday on SR-7.

At 12:04 p.m. on Thursday, a red Volvo Dump Truck driven by Timothy R. Johnson, 49 of Barnesville, was traveling southbound on SR-7 when a tire came off the vehicle. The tire then bounced over the median and struck a black Dodge pickup driven by James J. Murray.

Police say that the passenger, Waldo E. Stout, 55 of Malvern, Ohio, died as a result of injuries he sustained during the crash.

As of now, police are ruling out alcohol consumption as a contributing factor, and the crash and it remains under investigation.

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