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1 dead after 2 vehicle crash in Wayne County

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Posted at 5:20 PM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 17:20:53-04

WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Wayne County.

The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. on County Road 54 north of Schellin Road.

Kevin Graves, 35, was driving a 2010 Nissan Altima north on County Road 54, according to troopers.

A 50-year-old man was driving a 1999 Frieghtliner commercial tractor-trailer, when he was entering the road from a private driveway to turn south onto County Road 54.

Troopers said the man driving the semi-truck failed to negotiate a turn when Graves struck the left side of the truck.

Graves was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 50-year-old was not injured during the crash.