Paul Grafstrom Death – Authorities have identified the victim that died in the Fayette County car accident as a 76-year-old Bloomberg man. The accident happened in the 4000 block of White Oak Road, just outside Bloomingburg in Paint Township, at about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, afternoon.
A Dodge Ram that was traveling on White Oak Rd. crashed into a Ford pickup truck that was also traveling on the same road. The driver of the truck was said to have pulled off the road in order to check his mobile phone.
The Dodge Ram flipped over and then into the roadway, While the Ford moved off the road and ran into a ditch. The driver of the Dodge Ram was disentangled from the vehicle by the officials. He was declared deceased at the scene of the accident and was identified as Paul Grafstrom.
The driver of the pick-up sustained moderate injuries from the accident.
White Oak Rd. was closed to not open until 8:30 p.m. in the night. The crash remains under investigation.