Victim identified in Preble County crash

The scene of a fatal crash on U.S. 127 in Preble County (Photo: Robb Morgan)

PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) –  The man who died in the Preble County crash Tuesday has now been identified.

Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Chris Colbert said the victim was 33-year-old John M. Crank from Eaton and said he was not wearing his seatbelt.

U.S. 127 was shutdown for several hours Tuesday when troopers said a Ford Expedition was going north on U.S. 127 when the driver lost control, over-corrected, went left-of-center and hit a semi truck. The Ford Expedition spun off the semi and hit another vehicle.

READ MORE: U.S. 127 reopens in Preble County after fatal crash

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