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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal crash reported just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, along State Route 603 near the intersection of Gladden Road.
The 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by 32-year-old Kevin A. Hootman Jr. of Mansfield went off the right side of the roadway and overturned, ejecting its passenger, Kevin A. Hootman Sr., 57, of Butler, according to a news release from the patrol. A spokesperson later confirmed the man is the driver’s father.
The father was pronounced dead at the scene. The son was transported to a Mansfield hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release.
The crash remains under investigation.