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Two dead in fiery wreck into house

Sandusky Register Staff • Feb 27, 2012 at 2:05 PM

(UPDATED WITH VIDEO) Two people were killed early Sunday morning when a truck crashed into a house near the intersection of Remington and East Perkins avenues.

Emergency responders were called to the scene at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The impact of the crash caused the house and the vehicle to burst into flames.

Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. Troopers said additional information would be available soon.

UPDATED 11:11 a.m.

A family member at 1341 E. Perkins Ave. said six people were inside the house when the truck smashed into it. The driver and a passenger in the truck died in the crash, but no one inside the house was hurt.

UPDATED 11:59 a.m.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has released the following information:

A 1997 F-150 Ford pick-up truck driven west on Perkins Avenue went off the right side of the road, through a yard, and struck a tree.

A male driver, who has not yet been identified, and his passenger, Bradley Vickery, 30, of Bellevue, were thrown from the vehicle by the impact.

The truck then spun into the house. The impact caused both to catch fire.

Sandusky Fire Department transported Vickery to Firelands Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and released to the Erie County Coroner for identification.

Seat belts were not in use at the time of the crash, troopers said. The crash remains under investigation. It's unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol are involved.

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