Defiance man dies after crash

DEFIANCE, Ind. (WANE) Deputies in Ohio are investigating the death of a Defiance man who was in a crash Saturday.

According to the Ohio State Patrol, at 1:20 p.m. Fred Justinger, 78, of Defiance was driving his car. He was headed south on State Route 111, north of Hammersmith Road. He lost control, traveled off the east side of the road, down an embankment and hit several trees. Justinger was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner. The coroner has not released the official cause of death at this time.

Police said he was wearing a seatbelt. The crash is still under investigation.

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