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State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash in Allen County

The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Lima Post is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 6:00 P.M. Friday evening on State Route 81, east of Napoleon Road, in Allen County.

A 2012 Ford Fusion, driven by a Lima man, eastbound on State Route 81, went off the south side of the road and struck a house trailer.  The name of the man is being withheld until notification of the family.

The driver was transported via ambulance to Lima Memorial Hospital. Where he later succumbed to injuries. There was an occupant inside the house trailer, at the time of the crash, and he was uninjured.

The seat belt was not in use, at the time of the crash. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor. The crash remains under investigation.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Lafayette -Jackson Township Fire Department and EMS as well as Able Towing.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds motorists to always buckle up.

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