JACKSON COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Matthew Carl, of Jackson, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in an overnight fatal motorcycle crash in Jackson County.

Matt Carl, 32, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Wellston early Sunday morning.


According to reports, Carl was operating a motorcycle on OH-93 in Wellston, when for unknown reasons, the bike exited the roadway around 1:15 a.m. Sunday. The bike then came into contact with a guardrail.

Carl was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2020 census, the population was 32,653. Its county seat is Jackson. The county is named for Andrew Jackson, a hero of the War of 1812 who was subsequently elected President of the United States. It is known as “The Little Wales of Ohio.” – Wikipedia.