Dayton man identified as victim in deadly Harrison Twp. crash

A Dayton man died after a Jeep crashed late Monday in a crash on Webster Street in Harrison Twp.

The man was identified as Jeffrey Ellison, 44, according to Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.

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His cause and manner of death have not been determined at this time.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputies responded around 11:40 p.m. to the 5100 block of Webster Street on a report of a single-vehicle crash.

Once on the scene, deputies found a 2002 Jeep Liberty on the east side of the road with heavy damage. The driver of the Jeep, later identified as Ellison, was deceased, according to the sheriff’s office. He was the only occupant of the Jeep.

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An initial investigation indicated that the Jeep was going south on Webster Street when it went left of center and apparently lost control, hitting a utility pole before coming to a stop.

The sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate the crash.

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