From the Wood County Sheriff’s Office:
The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Monday, October 02, 2017 on US. RT. 6, between Wayne Road and Pemberville Road in Freedom Township, Ohio. The crash was reported to this office at 101?am.
The crash involved an eastbound Ford Escape, which was operated by John Brendan Sands, 23 years of age of New London, Ohio, and a westbound commercial Dump Truck which was operated by Richard David, 61 years of age of North Baltimore, Ohio.
John Brendan Sands was pronounced deceased at the scene. Richard David was transported from the scene via air ambulance. The initial investigation shows that Sands was at fault for the crash.The crash remains under investigation.
The Pemberville and Wayne Fire Departments assisted at the scene as well as Pemberville and Bradner EMS.