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(6-6-18) The victim has been identified by the Ohio State Highway Patrol as Michael Crawford (35) from Wapakoneta. The cause of Crawford’s death is still being investigated at this time.

(6-5-18) The Auglaize County’s coroner office confirmed that one man is confirmed dead after his pickup truck landed and was submerged in a pond located near Wapakoneta at around 5pm this afternoon at the Arrowhead Lakes Resort.

According to the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Wapakoneta post, the pickup drifted off of the right side and went through the right away fence, and coasted down the embankment.

Officers and members of the Wapakoneta Fire Department and Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office were unable to extract the driver from the submerged vehicle because the water was too deep at 12 to 14 feet. The driver was had his safety belt on at the time of the accident

The man has not been identified and no one else was injured, there was no one on the pond at the time of the accident.

Story will be updated to include name of victim…

 

 

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