FREEDOM TOWNSHIP — A Wauseon man was killed in a two-vehicle crash midday Thursday.

According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Robert F. Nofizger, 88, of Wauseon was southbound on County Road 17E at 12:29 p.m. when he failed to stop at the posted stop sign at the intersection of County Road U and his car was struck by an SUV operated by Jamie L. Damman, 29, of Archbold, who was westbound on Road U. Damman’s vehicle traveled off the southwest corner of the intersection and struck a utility pole. Nofziger’s vehicle traveled off the southwest corner of the intersection and came to rest in a field.

Nofiziger died at the scene and was transported by Ridgeville Rescue to the Henry County Morgue. Damman was extricated from the vehicle by mechanical means and was transported by Promedica to Toledo Hospital with incapacitating injuries. Both vehicles were disabled.

The crash remains under investigation.


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