Thu., 10:22am: Middlefield man killed in crash

HUNTSBURG — Gary L. Swontek of Middlefield was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Route 322 and Clay Street in Ashtabula County.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Chardon post, Swontek failed to yield at a stop sign and his Chevrolet Cavalier was struck by a Dodge Dakota driven by Jacob M. Cochran of Roaming Shores.

Cochran was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

The accident occurred around 7 p.m. Tuesday.