Fatal pedestrian crash being investigated in Mercer County, Ohio

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MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) — Authorities in Mercer County, Ohio are trying to figure out why a man was lying on the edge of a road before he was struck and dragged by a vehicle early Saturday morning.

According to a press release from the Mercer County Sheriff’s office, the call for the crash came in around 4:16 am on Fort Recovery-Minster Road, east of State Route 716 in Maria Stein.

When officers arrived they found the body of 20-year-old Adam Franck of Maria Stein. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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