Driver dies in rollover crash

SPENCER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WTVG) - State Patrol reports that a man is dead after a rollover crash early this morning.

Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol say that the driver, 62-year-old Thomas P. Connors of Swanton, was westbound in a pickup truck on Bancroft when he lost control on the wet pavement. Troopers say he hit a utility pole and a tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say that alcohol doesn't appear to be a factor in the crash, and that Mr. Connors was not wearing a safety belt.

Crews on scene tell 13abc that an air ambulance was needed, but couldn't respond because of weather conditions.

The crash remains under investigation.