Victim identified in Preble County crash

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PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) –  The man who died in the Preble County crash Tuesday has now been identified.

Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Chris Colbert said the victim was 33-year-old John M. Crank from Eaton and said he was not wearing his seatbelt.

U.S. 127 was shutdown for several hours Tuesday when troopers said a Ford Expedition was going north on U.S. 127 when the driver lost control, over-corrected, went left-of-center and hit a semi truck. The Ford Expedition spun off the semi and hit another vehicle.READ MORE: U.S. 127 reopens in Preble County after fatal crashGrab 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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