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City resident claimed after vehicle strikes tree

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Troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred about 5 p.m. Sunday and claimed the life of a city resident.

Clifford Skidmore, 62, reportedly was operating a southbound pickup on County Road 55 about a mile south of County Road 10 when he drove off the right side of the road and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by Bellefontaine Fire and EMS and Tri-Valley Fire.

This is the fourth fatal crash in Logan County this year.

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