Man Killed In One-Car Crash


The Ohio State Highway Patrol was investigating a deadly crash in Perry County.

The crash happened on Toll Gate Road just south of U.S. 22 in Reading Township around midnight Friday night.

Troopers said 21-year-old Mark E. Metzger from Junction City went off the side of the road and hit a tree.

Mezger was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected.

He died at the scene.

Troopers said alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol was investigating.

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