Speed and Alcohol Factors In Fatal Morgan County Crash

By: WTAP News
By: WTAP News

A crash in Morgan County claims the life of the driver and police say alcohol and speed are factors.

The one vehicle accident happened Wednesday morning on State Route 83 in Morgan County, Center Township, near milepost five.

Police say 47 year old Daniel Bywater of Stockport was driving northbound on State Route 83 when he lost control of his car, overturned and was ejected. Police say he was flown by helicopter to the hospital for treatment where he later died from his injuries.

Also in the car were Charles Schwab and Robert Moore. Schwab was treated at the scene and released.

Police say Moore was trapped inside the car. The Reinersville Fire Department was able to get him out and he was flown by helicopter to a Columbus hospital. His condition isn't known at this time.

Police say none of the occupants used their seat belts and alcohol and speed were factors in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

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