Man dies in crash involving semi in Union County

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UNION COUNTY, Ohio — The Union County Sheriff's Office says a person has died following a 2-vehicle crash involving a semi early Saturday morning.

The sheriff's office says they received a call about a crash just before 6 a.m. on U.S. 42 in Jerome Township.

According to a preliminary investigation, a Honda Pilot was traveling northbound on U.S. 42 and went left of center where it then collided with a semi traveling northbound.

The sheriff's office says the driver of the Honda Pilot, 53-year-old Tony Autrey of Ostrander, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. Authorities say alcohol is not suspected as a factor.

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