PAYNE, Ohio - A 36-year-old Paulding County man was found dead outside an overturned van that he is presumed to have been driving near here Friday morning.
Scott M. Baumert of Haviland in the southern part of the county was found by Paulding County sheriff's deputies who received a report of a one-vehicle, roll-over crash about 6:45 a.m. Friday.
The crash was on the east side of Paulding County Road 71, just south of County Road 82 in Blue Creek Township.
The sheriff's office reported the crash as the county's third single-vehicle, single-occupant fatality of the year. It remains under investigation.