James H. Eyler III, 43, was headed driving a 2013 Ford Edge around 4:50 a.m. south on Beaver Valley Road just past Kemp Road. While approaching an S-bend near Siebenthaler’s Beavercreek Garden Center, the SUV went airborne off the road. The SUV hit a tree head-on and caught fire, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Eyler was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the crash and there were no other occupants in the SUV.