Haverhill man dies in crash

Published 11:09 am Tuesday, December 23, 2008

A Haverhill man is dead following a single vehicle crash Monday night on U.S. 52 in Hamilton Township.

Timothy B. Cavins, 44, was traveling eastbound on that roadway when he apparently lost control of his 2000 Oldmobile Intrigue and drove off the right side of the road. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers, the vehicle overturned and Cavins was ejected; he was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by Lawrence County Coroner, Dr. Kurt Hofmann.

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The accident happened four-tenths of a mile west over milepost 4, four miles west of Ironton.

The accident remains under investigation.

State troopers said this was the third traffic fatality in Lawrence County this year.