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.