A Rockford man dies after his vehicle hit a semi Monday morning

A Mercer County man was killed after running into a semi Monday morning. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers from the Wapakoneta post, the crash happened on state route 127 near state route 117.

78-year-old Ned Hileman of Rockford was heading northbound when his vehicle went left of center hit a semi driven by 32-year-old Tyler Wellman of Celina. Hileman was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene. Wellman was not injured. The crash remains under investigation. 

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