Fatal crash on US 20

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on US 20 east of CR 175 in York Township.

The crash happened Tuesday at 8:32 a.m.

Authorities sat a 2000 Volvo Conventional Semi Truck driven by Latimore Rogers III, age 53, of Dallas Texas, was traveling westbound on US 20. Robert E. Zechman Jr. age 57 of Sarasota, Florida was driving a 1997 Ford Expedition. Zechman was traveling eastbound on US 20 when Rogers lost control of his commercial vehicle. Mr. Rogers went across the median and into the eastbound lane of US 20 striking Mr. Zechman’s vehicle.

Both vehicles went off the south side of the roadway. Zechman was pronounced dead as a result of the crash by emergency personnel. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor and the crash remains under investigation.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by the Sandusky County Sheriffs Office, Clyde Police Department, Clyde Fire Department, Sandusky County EMS, ODOT, The Lucas County Coroner’s Officer, and Madison Motors.