Driver of pickup truck killed in crash on US 62 in Licking County

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LICKING COUNTY, OH (WCMH) — Troopers are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. 62 in Licking County.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, about 6am, Thursday, troopers were called to the area of Beech Road and U.S. 62 on the report of a crash.

Troopers say a passenger vehicle traveling westbound on U.S. 62 attempted to make a left hand turn onto Beech Road, when a pickup truck, also traveling westbound, clipped the vehicle while attempting to pass it. 

The pickup truck rolled multiple times after the crash.

The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene. 

U.S. 62 was closed in the area while troopers investigated but it has since reopened. 

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