Fairfield County OH- Berne Township – The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US33 just west of Tarkiln Road in Fairfield County. The crash occurred on July 5, 2020 at approximately 8:58 PM.
Jeremy J. Lawrence, age 48, of Coolville was traveling west on US33 in a blue 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Mr. Lawrence traveled off the left side of the roadway into the median and overturned. Mr. Lawrence was ejected and was not wearing a helmet. He was transported by EMS to Fairfield Medical Center where he passed away. Impairment is believed to be a factor in the crash.
Troopers from the Lancaster Post of the Highway Patrol, along with Berne Township Fire and EMS, and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. The crash remains under investigation at this time. The Highway Patrol urges all motorists to use all available safety equipment and to not drive while impaired.