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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Bucyrus Post investigating fatal crash on State Route 97 in Crawford County

GALION — The Bucyrus Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on February 21, 2024, at approximately 1 1 : 15 p.m. on State Route 97 near Millsboro Road in Polk Township.

The preliminary investigation shows David L. Brown, 70 years of age, of Mansfield, Ohio, was operating a Buick LeSabre, eastbound on State Route 97 and traveled off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a guardrail, a ditch, and an embankment before coming to final rest on the north side of the roadway.

Brown was transported to Galion Avita Hospital by Galion EMS where he was pronounced deceased. Brown was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Alcohol and drugs are not suspected to be a factor in the crash.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Crawford County Sheriff's Office, Galion Fire & EMS, and Ronk's Towing.

The crash remains under investigation.


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