CHAMPION, Ohio (WKBN) – A Leavittsburg man is dead after a fiery crash in Trumbull County Friday morning.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says it happened on Templeton Road, just north of US-422 in Champion Township around 12:45 a.m.
Police say 60-year-old Letham Swinyer drove his truck off the road and hit a tree, causing the vehicle to catch fire.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers say alcohol is believed to be a factor.
The road was closed for about two hours and is now reopen.