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Fiery truck crash leaves 1 man dead in Champion Twp.

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He was pronounced dead at the scene

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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.

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