The victim of Saturday’s fatal car crash in Armstrong Mills has been identified as 70-year-old Russell D. Lucas of Alledonia, Ohio.
Lucas was traveling along State Route 148 in Armstrong Mills just before 7 p.m. Saturday night.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, he was driving a Dodge pickup truck and traveled off the right side of the road,
The vehicle then struck a traffic sign and multiple trees.
Lucas was not wearing a seat belt, and alcohol does appear to be a factor in the crash.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is still under investigation.