The Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Mechanicsburg Catawba Road east of State Route 54 near the village of Catawba in Pleasant Township.
At approximately 10:06 p.m. Saturday, a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer driven by, Brandon Pelfrey, 19, of Mechanicsburg, was eastbound on Mechanicsburg Catawba Road when Pelfrey drove off the left side of the roadway, striking a utility pole and overturned. Pelfrey, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was ejected.
Pelfrey was transported to Miami Valley Hospital by CareFlight where he was later pronounced deceased.
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Pleasant Township Fire and Rescue Department, and the Harmony Twp. Fire Department, assisted on scene.