A North Toledo man and a teenager died Wednesday afternoon after their sport utility vehicle went off I-75 and rolled down an embankment, authorities said.
The SUV was northbound on I-75 south of Ottawa River Road about 1:20 p.m. when the vehicle struck a guardrail, went over it, and overturned.
Leonel Ramos, 20, of 1122 East Central Ave., was ejected from the vehicle. His body was found almost an hour after the accident, concealed in high grass and cattails, authorities said..
Mr. Ramos was pronounced dead at the scene, said Steve Kahle, a Lucas County coroner's investigator.
Jose Renteria, 13, also of the East Central address, was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, where he died at 2:15 p.m.
Authorities did not know whether the men were related
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.