A single vehicle crash in Whitewater Township Thursday left a 62-year-old man dead, according to a release from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.

Timothy Stephenson, of Whitewater Township, was operating a 2003 Toyota 4Runner traveling westbound on U.S. 50 at around 1:12 p.m. when the vehicle crossed the centerline of the road, the release states.

The vehicle then exited the left side of the roadway and traveled out of control across a grassy embankment, struck a tree and reentered the roadway before coming to rest.

The release states the Whitewater Township Fire Department responded and Stephenson was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 62.

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Officers said Stephenson was utilizing a safety restraint at the time of the crash. It is unknown at this time if speed, alcohol and/or drugs contributed to