A major highway in Brookfield shut down after a fatal crash is open again.

State Route 7 was closed between State Route 82 and U.S. 62  from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 2 a.m. Wednesday while state troopers investigated an accident that claimed the life of 48-year-old Thomas Stefek, Jr., of Poland.

Troopers say Stefek was driving a utility truck that clipped a pickup truck coming from the opposite direction on Route 7 near Cherry Street.

Stefek's truck went off the road and struck a utility pole, bringing down live wires.

Stefek was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck, a Hermitage man, was not injured.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol does not believe impairment was involved and are investigating if it was a medical issue.

Troopers said they were told by a witness that the driver went left of center, clipped his pickup truck and took off the mirror and then drifted off the road and