DEFIANCE COUNTY — The Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported a Wednesday morning crash claimed the life of a Hicksville man.

The post reported Daniel Beatty, 57, was southbound on Casebere-Miller Road, north of Spencerville Road in Defiance County, at 6:05 a.m. It was reported his vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, onto an embankment, traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a tree and then struck a house.

Beatty was transported to Hicksville Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The post reported Beatty was using a safety belt at the time of the crash.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Hicksville Fire Department, Hicksville EMS and the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation.

(Information courtesy of the Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.)

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