88-year-old Mansfield man killed in two-car crash in Erie County

GROTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A two-car crash in Erie County killed an 88-year-old man Tuesday afternoon.

John M. Klish, of Mansfield, was driving northbound on state Route 4 in Groton Township and didn't yield at a stop sign, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. His 1999 Ford Explorer was hit on the left side by a Subaru Outback at Strecker Road.

Troopers said the two cars went off the side of the road and came to rest in a field. Klish, who was wearing his seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver, 40-year-old Robin Reaves, of Tiffin, was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital in Toledo by medical helicopter.

The crash remains under investigation.

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