Dayton man dies in single-car crash in Gallia County

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - A single-car crash in Gallia County has claimed the life of a Dayton, Ohio man.

The Gallipolis post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says Charles Broyles III, 38, died in the crash, which happened about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on State Route 554 between Bidwell and Cheshire.

The patrol says Broyles was driving east when he lost control of his 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. The car went off the left side of the road, hit an embankment and overturned.

The patrol says Broyles was not wearing a seat belt and that drugs or alcohol might have contributed to the crash.

The crash closed the roadway for about five hours.

The Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate the crash.