(5-15-21) According to the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Jeremy R. Riemesch (19) of Waynesfield is dead after crashing his pickup truck early Saturday morning around 1:46am.
Riemesch was driving his Ford F350 westbound on Middle Pike, east of Santa Fe Line Road when he went off the right side of the road, over-corrected and then went off the left side of the road.
The pickup truck then overturned several times and struck a tree.
Riemesch was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Riemesch was not wearing a properly adjusted seat-belt.
Troopers suspect that speed and alcohol might have been factors in the crash which remains under investigation.