Hamilton semi driver injured in Fayette County deadly crash

The driver of a tractor-trailer from Hamilton was injured in a Wednesday afternoon crash that killed a pickup truck driver in Fayette County.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a 2013 GMC pickup at around 4:35 p.m. was headed northeast on U.S. 62 north of state Route 753 when it went left of center and struck the left side of a 2016 Volvo semi traveling in the opposite direction, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Wilmington Post.

The driver of the pickup, 48-year-old Christopher Stinespring of Madison, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

The semi driver, 41-year-old Russell Goodman of Hamilton, and his passenger suffered minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.