A crash Friday night that took the life of a Hicksville man remains under investigation today.
The Ohio Highway Patrol says 41 year old James Cummings was pronounced dead following the two-vehicle crash in Hicksville Township, Defiance County. It happened around 9:20p.m. on Ohio 2, one half mile east of Casebeer-Miller road, near Hicksville. Police say Cummings was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe and not wearing a safety belt, as he was eastbound on Ohio 2, crossed the center lane, and slammed head-on into a 2006 Ford F-150 driven by 48 year old Larry Geren of Fort Wayne.
Cummings was taken to Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville where he was pronounced dead. Geren, who was wearing a safety belt, was treated at the scene.