Victim identified in fatal Logan County crash

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EAST LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol has identified the person killed in Wednesday morning crash in Logan County.The Marysville Post of the OSHP said Wednesday Lacy Smith, 56, was killed when he lost control of his pickup truck due to icy conditions just after 6 a.m. Wednesday between Bellefontaine and Marysville.

OSP says Smith crossed the median into oncoming traffic when it was hit by a semi-truck. Smith was ejected from his vehicle and both the pickup and the semi-truck caught fire.

Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck was taken to Miami Valley Hospital in serious condition.

The crash is still under investigation.

Troopers say more than 10 cars went off the road near the accident scene but it is not clear whether all of them are involved in the crash.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports.

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