State Troopers say they believe alcohol was a factor in an accident that claimed the life of a Leavittsburg man in Trumbull County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a Chevy pickup truck went off Templeton Road and struck a tree just north of Route 422 in Champion Township just before 1 a.m. Friday.

Troopers say the truck caught fire.

The driver of the truck, Letham Swinyer, 60, of Leavittsburg, Ohio, was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The road was closed for approximately two hours and is now reopen.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.