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Driver dies after striking pole, mailbox, tree in Erie County

ERIE COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A Port Clinton man is dead from injuries sustained in a crash late Saturday night.

Police say the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. on Wahl Road, near Brunner Road, in Margaretta Township in Erie County.

Leon McCoy Jr, 22, of Port Clinton, was driving westbound on Wahl Road when officers say he failed to negotiate a curve, sending his Pontiac off to the right side of the road.

McCoy crashed into a utility pole, a mailbox, and a tree before being ejected from his vehicle.

Officers say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

Mr. McCoy was flown to a hospital in Cleveland where he later died.

The crash is still under investigation. Officers say alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

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