The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 6:39 a.m. this morning on State Route 61, near Township Road 75 in Morrow County.
The first vehicle in the crash, a 2000 Ford F-150 driven by Sean Allen, 46, of Cardington, was traveling southbound on State Route 61.
According to a report from State Highway Patrol, Allen lost control of his vehicle, traveled across the center line and struck a 2013 Ford F-150 driven by Robert Bell of Marengo.
Allen was transported by emergency personnel to Morrow County Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. Bell was also treated with non-life threatening injuries.
Also according to the incident report, Bell was using his safety belt at the time of the crash, while Allen was not. Alcohol or drug use’s part in the crash is not known at this time. The incident remains under investigation.