A Warren County man died in as a result of a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning.

Warren County man dies in two-vehicle crash

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Lebanon post, the crash occurred about 11:57 a.m. near milepost 9 on Ohio 48 in Hamilton Twp.

Troopers said the preliminary investigation revealed a 2000 Ford F-150 pickup truck, operated by Brian R. Young, age 63, of Maineville, was southbound on Ohio 48 when he went left of center and struck a northbound 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, operated by Rodney T. Ferneding, age 47, of Kings Mills.

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Young was not wearing a seat belt and was transported to Arrow Springs Hospital in Lebanon where he was pronounced deceased.

Ferneding was wearing a seat belt and transported to Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery with non-life threatening injuries.

Bradley T. Zimpelman, the front passenger in Ferneding’s pickup truck, was transported to Arrow Springs Hospital and later transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers said neither alcohol nor drugs are suspected to be a contributing factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation by the highway patrol.

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