Victim identified in deadly Greene County crash

Fatal accident scene at U.S. 68 and S.R. 235 in Greene County

XENIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) –The victim in a fatal crash in Greene County has been identified.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 46-year-old John Glatfelter, Jr., from Springfield died in the crash.

It happened around 6:00 a.m. Monday on U.S. 68 just north of S.R. 235 in Xenia Township.

the Ohio State Highway Patrol says Glatfelter was driving south on 68 in a Dodge pick-up truck when the vehicle drifted off the left side of the road. The truck swerved back across 68, running off the right side of the road and through a fence.

The truck drove through a yard, hitting the corner of a building and slamming into a tree. Glatfelter was pronounced dead at the scene.

OSP says Glatfelter was not wearing a seatbelt during the crash.

Troopers on scene say alcohol and drugs are not suspected as factors. OSP believes a medical issue may have caused the crash because there was no evidence of braking.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office assisted OSP at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. 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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