City: Union, Ohio
County: Fayette, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 27, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2001 Ford Ranger
Fayette County Sheriff was quick on the scene as a crash occurred on Federal Highway 35, 7 miles east of Federal Highway 62 in Union, Fayette, Ohio and resulted in fatality for a 61 year old man, Mikell Bryan on May 27, 2013 at approximately 2:30 am. Reports are that the man was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger pickup when the accident occurred. It was alleged that his vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway and crossed the median before going across the westbound lanes and striking a highway road sign. The pickup went up an embankment, struck a tree and the ODOT boundary fence. It then went through the fence and a farm field, struck a manhole cover and rested in the field. He was taken to Montgomery County Hospital by Fayette County EMS. 3-C towed the pickup.
Vehicles involved in accidents which the drivers failed to control amounted to 134 which caused fatal injuries. In 2011, Union, Fayette, Ohio, whose population was 3,808 suffered 42 fatal crashes of 59. Accidents which involved pickup trucks in 2010 were 184 which caused fatalities. Accidents which occurred in 2010 and involved drivers crossing median or centerline amounted to 8 which resulted in fatalities. Those which ended in fatalities and involved trees were 105 for most harmful event.