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Seneca County man killed in two-vehicle crash




REPUBLIC, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that took place Wednesday afternoon in Seneca County.

Calvin J. Robinson, 74, of Republic, was driving a Chevy Silverado southbound on Township Road 183 when he failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with County Road 24, according to a press release from OSP.

Matthew D. Potts, 35, of Republic, was driving a Ford Explorer eastbound on CR 24 when Robinson’s vehicle struck him, causing Potts’ vehicle to overturn.

Both vehicles traveled off the road, with Potts’ vehicle overturning.

Troopers said Potts was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected from the vehicle. Potts suffered fatal injuries due to the crash.

Robinson was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash.

Alcohol and drugs are not suspected as a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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