HAYFIELD TOWNSHIP — Authorities have identified the Erie County man killed in a one-vehicle crash on Route 98 in Hayfield Township early today.
Jacob I. Feldmiller, 20, of Albion, was reportedly driving south on Route 98 about one mile north of Littles Corners around 6:45 a.m. when he lost control of his truck after it struck two deer that had run onto the road. Feldmiller’s truck reportedly flipped over as it traveled off the road, and was found upside down in a creek off Route 98.
Crawford County Coroner Patrick McHenry said Feldmiller was pronounced dead at the scene around 9:15 a.m. The cause of death was ruled as blunt force trauma, McHenry said.