Jayden Elwood, Death – The victim of a fatal crash that occurred early this morning on Highway 235 near Algiers involving a bicycle and a semi-trailer has been identified as a 17-year-old boy from Ada. Hardin County Central Coordinator received a 9-1-1 call just after 5 a.m. this morning (Wednesday) stating that a bicyclist may have been driven north by a trailer. hit 235th Street, according to a statement from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. . On the east side of the road, responders were able to spot the bike and rider, who was later identified as Jayden Elwood. Jayden Elwood was pronounced dead at the scene.
After leaving the scene, the tractor-trailer drove off but was eventually stopped just south of the Kenton town limit. The driver, identified as Thomas M. Carl, 51, of Harrod, admitted he was driving a 235 tractor-trailer at the time of the accident and said he believed he had hit one. animals. After pausing for a moment to inspect the area for signs of damage and to see what might have been damaged, he continued away from the area without noticing anything else or any anyone else. The crash investigation is still ongoing. The Kenton Police Department, EMS Upper Scioto Valley and the Hardin County Coroner’s Office assisted deputies in the investigation.