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Mansfield man killed in two-vehicle crash

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  Original Published: 8/7/2014

A Mansfield man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternon in Marion County. George T. Fetch, 86, was killed when he ran a stop sign and was hit by a dump truck.

According to the Marion Post of the State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 1:02 p.m. on Ohio 309 at Ohio 100 in Tully Township in Marion County.

Fetch was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu southbound on Ohio 100 approaching Ohio 309 when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Fetch was struck by a 1999 Freightliner FL80 dump truck driven by Larry J. Steinhilber, 65, of Galion.

The dump truck pushed both vehicles off the right side of the roadway.

Fetch was taken to Galion Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Steinhilber was not injured. Fetch was not wearing a seatbelt. Steinhilber was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

   
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