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Southern Ohio man, 36, dies in single-car crash

December 25, 2017

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — An investigation continues into the death of a southern Ohio man in a single-car accident.

The Marietta Times reports 36-year-old Jeremy W. Parks, of Marietta, was traveling westbound on State Route 550 in Warren Township around 1 p.m. Saturday when the accident occurred.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Parks’ vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck a tree, a mailbox and a lawn ornament. Neither alcohol nor drugs was considered a factor.

The Patrol, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Warren Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the crash.

Parks was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Information from: The Marietta Times, http://www.mariettatimes.com