Victim of Clay Township crash identified

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CLAY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – State troopers are investigating a crash that left one man dead.

It happened after 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Upper Lewisburg Salem Road and Number Nine Road.

Troopers said 83-year-old Delmer Wright veered off the side of the road, hit a ditch and flipped his car on its top. They said he was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers believe that a medical condition may have caused him to crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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