A two-car crash near Spencerville earlier Monday evening has claimed a life.

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The Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says 53-year-old Rodney T. Hardeman of Spencerville, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Troopers were called to the scene just after 6 p.m. Monday, and say a Chevy Equinox, driven by 38-year-old Gregory Nix of Coldwater, was eastbound on 117, and a Pontiac G6 driven by Hardeman was westbound on 117, when the two collided.

The crash remains under investigation, drug impairment is suspected as being a contributing factor in the crash.

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