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Highland County driver killed in collision with dump truck

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Ohio State Patrol is investigating after a fatal crash Wednesday morning in Highland County.

The accident happened around 6:50 a.m. on U.S. 62 in New Market Township.

Officials say Travis Gard, who was driving a Nissan Altima, struck an International Harvester dump truck from behind. The dump truck was stopped behind a garbage collection truck.

Gard, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Highland County Coroner. Officials say that he was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol was not involved.

The dump truck driver reported only a minor injury and was not transferred.

The crash remains under investigation by Highway Patrol's Wilmington Post.

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