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Published: Sunday, 10/12/2008

Bellevue driver killed when truck hits embankment

BUCYRUS, Ohio A Bellevue, Ohio, man was killed yesterday when his truck crashed on Marion Mellmore Road near State Rt. 103, just north of here.

Robert Hoffman, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.

He was northbound on Marion Mellmore about 10:40 a.m. when his truck went off the road and hit a ditch embankment, troopers said, adding that he may have fallen asleep at the wheel. A passenger, Sarah Hyatt, 25, of Columbus, wasn t hurt.

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