One killed in fiery crash on U.S. 20

Published: Jul. 17, 2019 at 11:38 AM EDT
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One person was killed in a fiery crash on US 20 Wednesday morning near North Berkey-Southern Road.

Troopers say a Ford F-150 was westbound on Central when it crossed the center line, striking a dump truck being driven by Kenneth Knitz, 54, of Deshler, Ohio.

Both vehicles caught fire. Knitz was able to escape with minor injuries and was taken to the hospital, but the driver of the F-150 died at the scene. The driver's name is being withheld until family are notified.

US 20 was closed for hours between North Berkey-Southern and Richfield Center while ODOT checked the road for damage

The crash remains under investigation.