Driver dies in Highland County crash, troopers say
HIGHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) -A driver is dead after a single-vehicle crash occurred in Union Township early Sunday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Troopers say around 5 a.m. William Hornschemeier, 42, was driving a 2008 Mazda 3 northwest on Oldaker Road when he failed to turn on a curve, went off the left side of the road, and hit a tree, before catching fire.
Hornschemeier died at the scene, troopers said.
OSP says the driver was not wearing a seatbelt, and alcohol use is suspected.
Troopers are still investigating.
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