Sunday morning at approximately 6:00, the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 13000 block of Hwy 231, in Utica, on the report of a single-car accident.
According to Ohio County Sheriff Tracy Beatty, a southbound vehicle left the roadway and struck an unoccupied building. The vehicle came to a stop in the middle of the building and caught fire, according to Sheriff Beatty.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ohio County Coroner’s Office.
Officials are still working to identify the driver and then notify next of kin.