SENECA COUNTY, Ohio (WTVG) - One person is dead after a head-on crash in Seneca County. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Lee McCumber, 40, of Fostoria went left of center on SR 12 in Jackson Twp. around 4:30pm on Monday. McCumber hit Jimmie Yoder, 72, of Fostoria head-on.
Troopers say Yoder died from injuries he suffered during the crash. McCumber was taken to an area hospital and rushed to the Intensive Care Unit. His condition is not available.
According to troopers, both vehicles caught fire after the crash. Both drivers were reportedly wearing their seat belts. Troopers say alcohol is a factor. Charges are pending against McCumber, pending his release from the hospital.