MILLPORT - A 21-year-old Wellsville man was killed after he wrecked while driving on state Route 518 in Franklin Township at 4:13 a.m. Sunday.
Brian L. Leek was declared dead at the scene by the Columbiana County Coroner's Office, according to a news release issued by the Ohio Highway Patrol, which is investigating the crash.
Leek was driving east on Route 518 in a 1999 Ford pickup truck when he went off the road and struck a guardrail. Leek was ejected but the truck continued back across the road and struck a tree. There were no passengers.
This the second traffic fatality in as many days in the county. Kelly E. Clark, 35, of Churchill Road, Lisbon, was killed after she went off the road and rolled her SUV while driving on East Liverpool Road in Madison Township at 7:53 a.m. Saturday.