81-year-old crashes into tree, dies

81-year-old crashes into tree, dies

MANSFIELD, OH (WOIO) - An 81-year-old Lexington man was killed after slamming into a tree on SR 97.

According to the Mansfield post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Edwin Woogerd, of Lexington, was driving his 2014 Nissan Versa when he drifted off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Woogerd was taken to Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital before being flown to Grant Hospital where he died.

The crash remains under investigation.

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