Single-vehicle crash near Ottoville injures one

OTTOVILLE — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single-vehicle crash near Ottoville on Saturday morning that left one man with life-threatening injuries.

At 2:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, the Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a single-vehicle crash on Road 25P just outside the village of Ottoville.

Jasper R. Fout, of Ottoville, was found along the side of the roadway next to a motorcycle. Fout was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and alcohol is suspected as a factor.

Fout was transported to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center by Ottoville EMS with life-threatening injuries.

Assisting on the scene were Putnam County EMS, Ottoville Fire Department, and Delpha Chevrolet-Towing.

The crash remains under investigation by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.