Geauga County: Man dies in early morning crash

1:27 PM, May 3, 2012   |    comments
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CHESTER TOWNSHIP -- A 21-year-old man has died of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash early this morning in Geauga County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the driver lost control of his pick-up truck on Heath Road north of US 322 at around 4:30 a.m. The pick-up truck hit a utility pole and overturned after going off the road.

Troopers called to the scene say the driver had been ejected during the crash.

The driver is identified as Joseph A. Buettner of Chester Township.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

WKYC-TV

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