WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Wayne County.
The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on I-71 southbound near mile marker 197.
According to troopers, a 2016 Nissan Versa went off the right side of the road and struck a light pole.
A 31-year-old man was transported to Akron General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
A 41-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Troopers said neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
According to troopers, drugs and alcohol are believed to have played a role in the crash.