State Patrol Investigates One Vehicle Fatal Crash

The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal traffic crash. That occurred Saturday morning around 11:30 on US Route 62 near US Route 36 in Union Township in Knox County.

Jose Perez, of Cambridge was driving a Ford F-350 northbound on US 62. He failed to negotiate a curve, drove off the right side of the roadway and ended up upside down on the left side of the roadway. Perez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Perez was wearing a seatbelt, and it is unknown if alcohol and drug usage are factors in the crash.