DELAWARE TOWNSHIP, Oh. (WOWO): A one vehicle fatal traffic crash happened Friday night around 9:00PM on Defiance-Paulding County Line Road. Sylvester Ankney of Cecil, Ohio lost control of his car and traveled off the north side of the road. He over-corrected and traveled into the eastbound lane. He lost control again and went off the north side of the road and into a ditch.
The vehicle overturned several times. Mr. Ankney died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
Alcohol does not appear to have played a role in the crash. The Ohio State Highway Patrol – Defiance Highway Patrol Post says the crash remains under investigation.