Reason for accident involving fatality not known at this time

The Washington County Sheriff's Department is still investigating an accident that took place around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday Morning in the area of the northern end of the Salem Bypass between State Road 56 East and E. State Road 60.

Eric Benham, 42, Salem, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The crash is still under investigation. 

Check Tuesday's issue of The Salem Leader for additional information and stay connected for any information that's released before Tuesday's issue is printed. 



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