Fostoria man killed in single-vehicle crash

Fostoria man killed in single-vehicle crash

SENECA COUNTY, OH (WTOL) - One person is dead following a single-vehicle crash in Seneca County early Sunday morning.

The crash happened on County Road 7, south of Township Road 112, in Hopewell Township at about 12:15 a.m.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, 25-year-old Troy J. Schmitz of Fostoria was traveling southbound on CR 7 in a 2012 Dodge Ram pick-up. Schmitz's truck left the side of the road into a ditch where it struck a utility pole.

The truck overturned and came to a rest in the ditch.

Schmitz, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is under investigation. Troopers believe alcohol is a factor in the crash.

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