AMANDA TOWNSHIP — A single-vehicle traffic accident in Allen County late Tuesday night claimed the life of a Lima man.
Duane J. Allison, 35, died at the scene of the accident that took place shortly before midnight on Grubb Road just north of Agerter Road.
According to the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Allison was operating a 2009 Dodge Ram pickup truck southbound on Grubb Road when the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. Allison was pronounced dead at the scene by Allen County Coroner Investigator Aaron Cunningham. Investigators say he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Alcohol or drugs are not suspected to be a factor in the accident.
Troopers were assisted on scene by American Township Fire and EMS, Allen County Coroner’s Office and Able’s Towing. The crash remains under investigation.