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Published: Wednesday, 2/10/2010

Snowmobiler killed in Lake Township


A Millbury man was killed when his snowmobile went off the road and struck a utility pole in Wood County's Lake Township, Ohio Highway Patrol said.

Jeffery D. Shamp, 47, was dead at the scene.

Mr. Shamp was westbound on Latcha Road west of Bradner Road about 9:50 p.m. Tuesday when he lost control of the snowmobile. He was thrown from the vehicle when he struck the pole.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash, troopers said.

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