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32-year-old man dies after single-vehicle crash in Marion County

The man was heading north on Richland Pike in Richland Township when his vehicle steered off the east side of the road and hit a tree and mailbox.
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MARION, Ohio — A 32-year-old Marion man has died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Authorities said Juan Lopez-Ortiz was heading north on Richland Pike in Richland Township when his vehicle steered off the east side of the road and hit a tree and mailbox.

Lopez-Ortiz was taken to the Marion General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

OSHP said the man was not wearing a seatbelt.

The Fort Morrow Fire Department and the Pleasant Township Fire Department assisted OHSP at the scene of the crash.