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Troopers investigating one-car fatal accident in Portage County

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NELSON TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) -

The Ravenna Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that happened around 4: 15 a.m. Saturday. 

Troopers say John Debon III, 35 of Warren was westbound on SR 305 at a high rate of speed when he traveled off the right side of the road near Nicholson Road in Nelson Township.  Debon struck two trees before coming to a stop.

Debon, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, was trapped in the vehicle and was extricated with the assistance of Community Fire and EMS. His seatbelt was not in use.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Portage County Coroner.

It's unknown if alcohol or drugs were involved. The crash remains under investigation by the Ravenna Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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