Lucasville – On Tuesday, April 23rd at 04:31pm, the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a single ATV crash on Rarden Bear Creek Road near Van Crabtree Road.
Christopher A. Ward, 51 of Lucasville, was the only occupant on the ATV and was traveling east on Rarden Bear Creek Road. While traveling east he drove off the right side of the roadway, struck a fence and was thrown from the ATV.
As a result of the crash, Mr. Ward received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by Emergency Medical Services.
OSHP was assisted at the scene by Scioto Squad 2, Morgan Township Fire Department, and Portsmouth Ambulance.