One man dead in crash on US 6 Saturday, OSHP says
ERIE COUNTY, Ohio (WTVG) - Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one man dead Saturday.
The crash occurred around 3 a.m. on US 6 near Decatur Street in the City of Vermilion.
Highway Patrol said Tristin Gibson, 21, from Hubert, N.C., was with a 24-year-old from Panama City, Fla., at the time of the crash.
Gibson failed to go around a curve and crossed the center divider causing his car to go into the opposite lane, hitting a utility pole and a private residence before stopping, authorities said.
OSHP said Gibson died as a result of injuries from the crash.
Officials said the 24-year-old sustained serious injuries and is being treated at a local hospital. The 24-year-old is in stable condition, OSHP said.
Troopers said they believe alcohol and speed were factors in the crash, but it remains under investigation.
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