Clarington man killed in fatal crash
A fatal crash took the life of a Clarington man Tuesday, Jan. 8 on State Route 78 in Salem Township.
According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the St. Clairsville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash, which occurred near Mile Post 30 on State Route 78.
At 5:29 p.m., a white Ford pick-up truck driven by Richard L. Stasiowski, 33, of Weirton West Virginia, was traveling eastbound on State Route 78.
Stasiowski struck a pedestrian on the roadway.
The pedestrian, Kenneth Crawford, 84, of Clarington, was pronounced deceased at Wetzel County Hospital.
Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be contributing factors in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.