HOCKING COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Ethan Cole Fout, of McArthur, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday morning fatal vehicle crash in Hocking County.

Fout, 19, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Washington Township early Thursday.


According to reports, Fout was operating a Ford F-250 pickup truck on State Route 93 near Mile Marker 1, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle exited the roadway around 5:45 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then came into contact with a substantial tree – ejecting Fout.

Fout was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Hocking County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2020 census, the population was 28,050. Its county seat is Logan. The county was organized on March 1, 1818, from land given by Athens, Fairfield, and Ross counties – Wikipedia