City: Union, Ohio
County: Fayette, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 27, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2001 Ford Ranger
61 year old Mikell Bryan of Fayette Ohio lost his life in a crash that occurred on Monday 27th of May, at 2:30 am. He was traveling east on Federal Highway 36, just 7 miles east of Federal Highway 62 when he allegedly lost control of the vehicle. Bryan allegedly drove off the left side of the roadway and crossed the dividing median . The vehicle then crossed the west lane of traffic, traveling in the opposite direction, striking a highway road sign. The SUV with Bryan on board then climbed an embankment and struck a small tree before striking the ODOT boundary fence. It plowed through the fence and traveled through a farm field striking a manhole cover. It finally stopped in a farmfied approximately .75 miles from Federal Highway 36 facing north. The Police report states that there were no signs of an attempt to brake by the 61 year old, leading them to believe that he had sustained a medical emergency which contributed to the accident. He died on the spot and was transported to Montgomery County Coroners by Fayette Emergency Services. The vehicle was towed by 3-C.
Vehicles involved in accidents, which the drivers failed to control, amounted to 134, which caused fatal injuries. Accidents, which occurred when the road was dark, not lighted amounted to 279, which resulted in fatalities. Union, Fayette, Ohio had a population of 3,808; they suffered 2 fatalities of 151. 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, while those which ended in fatalities and involved trees were 105 for most harmful event.