Two Killed in Left-of-Center Crash on US 20
Sandusky County – The Fremont Ohio State Highway Patrol Post is currently investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US 20 east of CR 175 in York Township. The crash occurred today, August 19th, at approximately 2:59 pm.
A black 2002 Buick Rendezvous was northwest on US 20 in the right lane. A black 2020 GMC Arcadia was southeast on US 20 in the left lane. The black GMC Arcadia drifted across the grass median and into the westbound lanes of travel striking the black Buick Rendezvous. The Arcadia then ran off the north side of US 20 and struck a mailbox.
The black 2002 Buick Rendezvous was driven by James A. Langley, age 58 of Fremont. Mr. Langley was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and sustained fatal injuries.
The black 2020 GMC Arcadia was driven by Douglas W. Auck, age 67, of Bellevue. Mr. Auck was also wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and also sustained fatal injuries.
Alcohol/drugged driving do not appear to be factors in this crash investigation.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office, Clyde Fire Department, Sandusky County Coroner’s Office, Sandusky County EMS, the Ohio Department of Transportation, and Bubba’s Towing.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.