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(4-1-19) According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, one man lost his life in a Monday afternoon (3pm) accident on Pusheta Road near Brown Road in Auglaize County.

Benjamin Stoll (29) of Lima was a passenger in a rollover crash of a G.A. Wintzer & Sons Co. truck,  Stoll was pronounced dead at the scene by Auglaize County Coroner Dr. Thomas Freytag. The driver, James Benshoff Jr. (41) of Wapakoneta  suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

The truck was eastbound on Pusheta Road and drifted off the right side of the roadway and started sliding down the embankment. Benshoff tried to correct the slide but was unsuccessful. The truck then rolled over and came to rest on its top, trapping both occupants inside the vehicle.

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