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Troopers suspect drug use in Ohio Turnpike fatality

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Mahoning County, Ohio -

State troopers say drug use is suspected in a crash that claimed the life of a Toledo area man along the Ohio Turnpike in Jackson Township.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Edwin Clayton, 69, of Holland, Ohio was killed Monday when his pickup truck went off the eastbound lanes of the turnpike, striking an embankment and a tree.

One lane of the tollway was shut down at around 2 p.m. while authorities investigated the crash.

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