Construction worker killed in Waterville Township crash


Authorities have identified Nathan Soto as the road construction worker struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday on eastbound U.S. 24, just west of the Shops at Fallen Timbers mall.

Mr. Soto, 42, of rural Napoleon, Ohio, was  pronounced dead at 4:10  p.m. at the scene in Waterville Township, according to the Lucas County Coroner’s Office. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

The crash, which involved a vehicle driven by Michael Massucci, 34, of Waterville, restricted the eastbound traffic to one lane for a time, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol.

There was no word of charges. The incident remained under investigation by the patrol.