MAD RIVER TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – A man is dead after a crash in Mad River Township on Wednesday morning.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol tells 2 NEWS Martin Borchers, 34, was killed when he lost control of his car on West Jackson Road around 10 a.m. and struck a pole. He was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

Troopers believe speed was a factor in the crash, though the exact cause of the accident remains under investigation.