Deadly crash near Tiffin under investigation


TIFFIN — A single-vehicle crash that killed an Indianapolis man on State Rt. 67 near this Seneca County community Thursday is being investigated by the Ohio Highway Patrol.

Patrick Lair, 61, was pronounced dead at the scene in Eden Township, about six miles southwest of Tiffin, according to the patrol's Fremont post.

Mr. Lair was driving south on Route 67 near Township Road 58 about 2:45 a.m. when for unknown reasons the vehicle drove off the left side of the road, struck a ditch, and overturned, rolling several times, troopers said.

The crash is under investigation. Mr. Lair was wearing a seat belt.