Troopers identify crash victim

Old Clifton Road accident
WDTN Photo/Rob Sneed

CLARK COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A driver had to be rescued from his car after crashing in Clark County early Wednesday morning.

Rescue crews found the victim, Nathanael Grafton, 21, of Springfield, at 5:45 on Old Clifton Road.  It took more than an hour to free him.

They say Grafton somehow lost control and his car drove off the right side of the road striking a mailbox and a tree.

He was flown to Miami Valley Hospital where he is listed in critical condition. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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