Clyde man killed in crash Saturday morning

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MARGARETTA TWP., Ohio (WTVG) -- A man is dead after the pick-up truck he was driving veered off the road and hit a tree.

The accident happened on Barrett Rd. approximately one tenth of a mile east of Newberry Ave. in Erie County's Margaretta Township.

At about 6:00 AM Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pick-up truck was traveling west on Barrett Rd. when it veered off the right side of the roadway and hit a tree.

Troopers say the driver and lone occupant, Brian Wilkerson, 21, of Clyde, was pronounced dead at the scene. Wilkerson was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

The crash remains under investigation.