Victim identified in fatal Sidney crash

SIDNEY, Ohio (WDTN) — The Sidney Police Department has released the identity of the man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Saturday.

35-year-old Michael Vest died at the scene after a car he was riding in hit a minivan on State Route 47.

The crash happened on Saturday around 11:15 p.m. at the intersection of Royan Avenue.

Police say Vest was riding in a car going west on S.R. 47 when that car hit a minivan turning right onto Royan Avenue.

The car hit the minivan, then slammed into a guardrail. Three people were inside the car, including Vest, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were four people in the minivan.

Several people were taken to Wilson Memorial for treatment.

Police say alcohol and speed may have been factors in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation, and all information will be turned over to the Shelby County Prosecutor for review.

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