Canton man killed in single vehicle crash in East Union Twp.

EAST UNION TWP.  The Wooster post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred just after 6 p.m. Dec. 27 at U.S. 30 eastbound at milepost 16 in East Union Township, according to a news release.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound on U.S. 30 at milepost 16 when it traveled off the right side of the road, down an embankment, striking a culvert before overturning several times, the news release states. The driver was partially ejected from the vehicle. Jason Mohler, 41, of Canton, was pronounced deceased on scene by the Wayne County Coroner. The Wayne County Coroner’s Office, Apple Creek Fire Department, deputies from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from the Wooster post of the Ohio State
Highway Patrol were all on scene. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. No seatbelt restraint was used by the driver. This is the fourth fatal traffic crash in four days in Wayne County. This crash remains under investigation.

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