Pemberville man dead in single-car crash


PEMBERVILLE - A Pemberville man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle crash that occurred this afternoon in slippery conditions.

The Wood County Sheriff's Office said Gerald Abke, 70, had been westbound on Alexander Road between Fish Road and State Rt. 199. The pickup he drove was reported at 1:38 p.m. to have gone off Alexander and flipped multiple times.

Pemberville Fire and EMS responded to the scene. A sheriff's dispatcher said no further information was available.