One man dead in Fulton County crash

<p>The accident happened on <font size="2"><font size="2">US Route 20 near Fulton County Road 8 in Lyons</font> at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Friday.</font></p>

Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Fulton County.

The accident happened on US Route 20 near Fulton County Road 8 in Lyons at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

A 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Irvin E. Hughes Jr., 62, of Perrysburg, Ohio was traveling eastbound on US Route 20. Hughes drove left of center and struck a freightliner semi traveling westbound, driven by Allen L. Reynolds Jr., 47, of Muncy, Pennsylvania. The semi overturned spilling the load of coal it was hauling, as the Jeep veered off the roadway to the right.

Hughes was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained. Reynolds was uninjured.

Highway patrol says seatbelts were in use at the time of the collision. The crash remains under investigation and alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.