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Man dies in Ashtabula County crash

Posted: 10:06 PM, Dec 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-05 03:06:10Z
Man dies in Ashtabula County crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Ashtabula County. 

The crash happened Tuesday around 3:30 p.m. on U.S. 322 just west of StanhopeKelloggsville Road in Wayne Township. 

A red 2005 Ford F150 was driving east when it crossed over the center line and hit a blue 2007 Chevrolet C/K 1500, causing the vehicles to strike head-on. 

The driver of the Chevrolet C/K 1500, 80-year-old Leonard Hoffstetter, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The other driver had non-life threatening injuries. 

Troopers said distracted driving does appear to be a factor in the crash. 

The crash remains under investigation.