The State Highway Patrol says a Dayton man is dead following an early morning crash in eastern Athens County.
The patrol spokeswoman says the eastbound truck driven by 49-year-old Phillip Malott struck a pole on the overhead sign announcing the U-S 50 – State Route 32 split about a mile west of Coolville near Dixon Road.
The crash happened just before five a-m Wednesday – closing the highway for about three hours.
Mallot was pronounced dead at the scene.
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