Cincinnati man killed in three vehicle crash in Highland County

Cincinnati man killed in three vehicle crash in Highland County
Fatal crash in Highland County involving three vehicles

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - One person was killed in a three vehicle crash Friday night in Highland County.

The Wilmington Patrol Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said it happened at 10:05 p.m. on State Route 73 in Washington Township.

Officers said Chase S. Williamson, 22, was driving northbound in a 2006 Dodge 3500 pickup on State Route 73 when he drove off the center and hit a southbound 2009 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Debra L. Peyton, 65, of Peebles.

Cody A. Chapman, 27, of Cincinnati was driving a 2014 BMW X5 was also traveling north when he drove off the right side of the roadway, hitting a culvert and going airborne into a tree line, said police.

Officers said Chapman died at the scene. The occupant of the BMW was sent to a hospital nearby. No other injuries were reported.

Alcohol or drug use are unknown at this time, said officers.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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