Driver Crashes Car into Pond, Drowns

UPDATE: Lodi, OH - One person is dead after a car crashed into a pond Friday morning.

It happened around 5:30AM on Friendsville Road near Kennard just east of SR 42.

Police say the driver - Frederick Seikel Jr. - was able to break out of his car but was not able to get out of the pond - and drowned.

No one else was in the car at the time of the accident.

Police say the 34-year-old Spencer man may have been drinking or possibly doing drugs prior to the accident.