Friday Crash Kills Wood County Man

6/23/14 – 5:04 A.M.

A weekend crash took the life of a Wood County man. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office reports 39-year-old Jared Zernhel was killed in a crash near Bowling Green Friday night. The crash involved a pickup truck driven by Zernhel and a semi at the intersection of U.S. 6 and Sand Ridge Road.

Zernhel was driving south on South Ridge when he ran a stop sign and pulled into the path of a westbound semi. A female passenger in the pickup truck was taken to Wood County Hospital for treatment. Her name was not released.

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