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Driver dies after being ejected during crash on Wilson-Mills Road in Geauga County

Geauga County
Posted at 8:16 AM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 08:51:21-05

GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio — A driver who was ejected from a vehicle during a crash in Munson Township has died, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened Friday at 3:57 a.m. on Wilson-Mills Road, west of Fowler Mills Road in Geauga County.

A preliminary investigation revealed that 2011 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling west on Wilson-Mills Road when it traveled off the right side of the road and struck a ditch and overturned.

The driver was ejected from the vehicle, state troopers said. The driver was pronounced dead.

The crash closed Wilson-Mills Road for approximately two hours.

State troopers said it is unknown if alcohol played a factor in the crash. The driver was not wearing a seat belt.

The identity of the driver has not been released.