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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Bucyrus Troopers Investigating a Fatal Crash Involving a Crawford County Plow Truck

Vernon Township — The Bucyrus Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle, single fatal crash that occurred at approximately 1:10 P.M. on December 23, 2022.

A 2022 Freightliner, operated by Matthew Ruth, age 36, of Bucyrus, Ohio was traveling westbound on County Road 49 (Remlinger Road) west of Township Road 47 (Baker Road). The Freightliner slowed or came to a stop in the roadway while removing snow.

A 2000 Ford Explorer, operated by Anthony Mahon, age 34, of Shelby, Ohio was traveling westbound on County Road 49 and struck the rear of the Freightliner.

Mr. Mahon was transported to Ohio Health Mansfield and was pronounced deceased.

The Bucyrus Post was assisted on scene by Jefferson Township Fire and EMS, and Lohr's Towing.

The crash remains under investigation.

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