The Chillicothe Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic crash that was reported on 12-27-2009 at 7:52AM. It was reported that a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling S/B on S. Paint Street when it crossed the railroad tracks in the area of 11th Street at a high rate of speed. The vehicle went airborne and the driver of the vehicle, Derrick Cyrus, 26 years of age, W/M, lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck a utility pole and rolled, which ejected Mr. Cyrus from the vehicle. Mr. Cyrus was pronounced dead at the scene. This traffic crash is still under investigation by the Chillicothe Police Department traffic crash investigators with assistance from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Deceased: Derrick Cyrus, 26 Years of Age, White, Male, Chillicothe, Ohio