Authorities ID Man Killed in Rollover Accident

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CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Flying high above the scene in SkyFOX, Fox 8's Patty Harken reports that there was a fatal rollover accident Thursday morning in Chester Township.

A spokesperson for the Chardon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol tells Fox 8 News that the single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 4:15 a.m. on Heath Road just north of Mayfield Road (State Route 322).

According to the OSHP, first responders found Joseph A. Buettner, 21, of Chesterland, deceased under an overturned pickup. A preliminary investigation showed that the truck was heading northbound on Heath when it lost control and struck a utility pole before overturning.

Buettner, the driver and lone occupant, was ejected from the vehicle. He was not wearing a safety belt.

An autopsy is being conducted by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office. The OSHP investigation is ongoing.

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