Charleston man killed in Leon crash

Staff Report

LEON — A Charleston man has been killed in a single vehicle crash on Cain Ridge Road in Leon. The accident happened Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department, Jacob Matthew Hill, 29, Charleston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle reportedly ran off the roadway and struck a tree. Bystanders who heard the crash in the area, pulled the driver from the vehicle as the vehicle had caught fire, according to the sheriff’s department.

Leon Volunteer Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and extinguished the fire.

Staff Report