Mason County Man Dies After Crashing into Tree

A man is dead after police say he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office says it happened on Free Soil Road, west of Reek Road in Free Soil Township, just before 4 p.m.

The sheriff says he was headed eastbound, lost control and hit a tree. He later died. The man was identified as a 63-year-old from Fountain in Mason County.

The police are now investigating whether drugs or alcohol were involved.