Man killed when car hits tree in Clifton Heights
CLIFTON HEIGHTS, Ohio (WKRC) - A 42-year-old man is dead after his truck struck a tree in Clifton Heights late Wednesday night.
Officers were called to the scene on Clifton Avenue near the University of Cincinnati's campus just before midnight.
According to police, 42-year-old Hassane Ghechaoui was driving a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck north on Clifton Avenue when he lost control, striking a concrete curb of the center median barrier and then striking a tree.
Ghechaoui was not wearing a seatbelt, according to police.
He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Excessive speed didn't appear to be a factor in the crash, according to police. Whether alcohol or drugs played a role is unknown at this time.