Man Dies In Reading Car Crash

(READING, OH) -- A man died in a car crash in Reading on Saturday evening.

The accident occurred just before 8 p.m. at the eastbound entrance ramp to Norwood Lateral from Reading Road.

Charles Tickel, 55, of Arlington Heights, failed to control his vehicle and went off the right side of the road , striking an embankment, fence and then a building located at 4620 Reading Road, Richards Electric Supply Co.

Tickel was taken to University Hospital, where he later died.

Police say excessive speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash, but they say Tickel was not wearing his seat belt.

The incident remains under investigation.