Vincent man dies; hurt in May 8 wreck

From staff reports

A Vincent resident died from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle accident in Washington County, police said.

Steven E. Pounders, 56, Vincent, passed away at Camden Clark Medical Center Monday after an accident at 10:30 p.m. May 8 on Ohio 339 in Belpre Township, about two miles north of Ohio 7.

Pounders was traveling southbound on Ohio 339 in a 2007 Toyota 4Runner when he lost control and went off the right side of the roadway, striking an embankment, police said. He was taken to CCMC by the Little Hocking emergency squad and listed in critical condition for several days before passing away, police said.

The crash remains under investigation by the Marietta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Police said the driver was wearing a seat belt and alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash.