Authorities ID victim in Airport Hwy. crash


A Toledo man was identified Tuesday night as the deceased in a head-on collision along Airport Highway that occurred Monday evening east of Scott Road in Lucas County's Swanton Township.

Douglas C. Pile, 55, was driving a westbound car that collided with an eastbound tractor-trailer about 5:40 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.

The semi was driven by Bruce Petrovich Jr., 44, of Colville, Wash. who was treated for minor injuries at the University of Toledo Medical Center, formerly the Medical College of Ohio Hospital.

Mr. Pile was not wearing a seat belt. Mr. Petrovich was, troopers said.