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Published: Monday, 4/24/2006

Pickup driver is killed in Ottawa County crash

GRAYTOWN, Ohio A teenager died early yesterday when his pickup ran off the road and rolled several times, the Ottawa County sheriff s office said.

David J. Lajti, 19, of Graytown died at the scene of the wreck, which was reported at 1:31 a.m., deputies said. The wreck occurred on North Elliston-Trowbridge Road, half a mile north of Elliston E&W Road.

Mr. Lajti was driving his 2002 Ford F-150 north when the truck went off the west side of the road and traveled nearly 100 yards, coming to rest in a field. The driver was not wearing his seat belt and was throw from the truck.

The crash remains under investigation.

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