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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

One Vehicle Fatal Crash in Richland County

Mansfield- The Mansfield Post is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash which occurred on state Route 603 near Gladden Road. The crash was reported to the Mansfield Post on May 24, 2023 at 12:57 am.

The preliminary investigation shows a 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was traveling northbound on SR 603. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned, ejecting the passenger.

The vehicle was operated by Kevin A. Hootman, 32, of Mansfield was transported to Ohio Health Mansfield with non-life-threatening injuries.

The passenger, Kevin A. Hootman, 57, of Butler was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

Agencies who assisted on scene include the Richland County Sheriff's Office, Monroe Township Fire and EMS, and Richland County Coroner's Office.


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