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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Ohio State Patrol Investigating Single Vehicle Fatal Crash





Norwalk – The Norwalk Post of The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred Tuesday May 30, 2023 at 4:39 AM on State Route 61 north of Egypt Road in Greenfield Township, Huron County.


Milan Hiteshbhai Patel, age 30, of Amherst Ohio, was driving a white 2014 Toyota Camry northbound on State Route 61 and travelled off the right side of the road. The vehicle struck a ditch, traffic sign, and tree.


Mr. Patel was not wearing a safety belt and was trapped in the vehicle. He was extricated by mechanical means. He died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. There were no passengers in the vehicle and no other vehicles were involved.


It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.


The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted by the Huron County Sheriff’s Office, Willard Fire and Rescue, Fairfield Fire and Rescue, The Huron County Coroner’s Office, Wilcox Towing, and the Ohio Department of Transportation.

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