Crash claims Texas man


Emergency crews worked to lift an overturned commercial truck following a fatal accident along U.S. 250 near the Harrison County Home on Wednesday. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol in Steubenville, Rudolf G. Fichtner, 71, of Corpus Christi, Texas, was killed when his 2007 Freightliner drove off the eastbound lane and flipped as it slid down an embankment.

Officials were on-scene for six hours and traffic was temporarily tied up. The incident is under investigation.

See the full story in this weeks print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.




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