Suspected drunk-driving crash kills one person on Put-in-Bay

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (WTVG) - One man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on Put in Bay, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Troopers say the driver, Daniel French, 32, of Put in Bay, was operating a Honda scooter.

French reportedly lost control on Catawba Avenue, north of Mitchell Avenue, went off the road and hit a utility pole early Saturday morning. He was thrown from the scooter and killed.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers, alcohol is believed to be a factor in this crash. French was reportedly not wearing a helmet.