Man dies after hitting a tree in Butler Co. crash

MILFORD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A crash in Milford Township claimed the life of a 69-year-old man on Tuesday night.

Authorities say Gary Beckett was driving westbound on Scott Rd. when he went off the left side of the road and hit a tree just after 7 p.m. Beckett was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

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