Hillsboro man dies in crash

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

WILMINGTON, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash.

It happened Tuesday afternoon just after 12:30 p.m. on SR 73 near Murphy Road.

Police say a Chrysler minivan driven by George Theobold, 79, of Hillsboro, was traveling northbound on SR 73 when he traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.

Police believe the weather may have caused the crash, as SR 73 was covered with blowing and drifting snow.

Theobold was pronounced dead at the scene.

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