Birchwood Man Dies In Pickup Truck Crash On Grasshopper Road
Saturday, October 05, 2013
A Birchwood man was killed in the crash of his pickup truck on Grasshopper Road on Saturday afternoon.
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Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a 911 call at approximately 2:15 p.m. in regards to a reported single-vehicle traffic crash.
Deputies responded to the 5900 block of Grasshopper Road and located a crash involving a 1996 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. The crash investigation revealed the driver of the pickup was traveling east on Grasshopper Road and was negotiating a curve to the left. While in the curve, the vehicle went off the roadway on the right side and went partially in the ditch. The vehicle continued in the ditch until hitting a large tree.
The traffic investigation is ongoing and being handled by Traffic Investigator Todd Cook.