Crash on SR 111 in Defiance kills one

DEFIANCE, Ohio (WTVG) - The Defiance post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that one person was killed after a crash on SR 111 early Friday morning.

Troopers say around 2:10 AM, 39-year-old Darius King of Defiance was northbound on SR 111 just south of Defiance when his vehicle went off the side of the road and hit a tree.

King was pronounced dead at the scene by the Defiance County Coroner.

Troopers say that he was wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.