Highway Patrol investigating crash on SR 172 that leaves one dead

The Lisbon Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that occurred on state Route 172 at 12:41 a.m. Wednesday in Hanover Township, Columbiana County.

A 2013 Cadillac STS was eastbound on state Route 172 when it went off the right edge of the roadway and onto the berm. The vehicle then traveled back across the roadway and off the north edge of the roadway where it struck a ditch and a tree.

It was driven by John W. Guappone, 23, of Lisbon. Guappone was pronounced dead at the scene by a representative from the Columbiana County coroner’s office.

The Hanover Township Fire Department assisted at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.