Timothy Stephenson Death – Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil, has confirmed the demise of one person after a single-vehicle crash on Thursday, July 30. The deceased has been identified by the authorities as 62-year-old Timothy Stephenson.
In the sheriff’s office statement released on Thursday, the sad incident occurred around 1.12 p.m on Thursday, in the 10,000 block of US-50 in Whitewater Township near Elizabethtown.
According to reports, Stephenson was driving a 2003 Toyota 4Runner westbound on US-50 when he crossed the center line of the road, ran off the left side of the roadway and traveled across a grassy embankment before hitting a tree and later reentered the roadway.
The Whitewater Township Fire Department pronounced Stephenson dead at the scene.
The release confirms that he was wearing his seat belt at the time of the incident.
It is unclear whether speed, alcohol or drugs were factors that led to the crash.
Investigation on the crash is still ongoing and handled by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit.