A Thursday afternoon accident claimed the lives of three Wauseon residents. 


            The Toledo Post of the Highway patrol reports 28-year old Matthew Hahn of Wauseon was eastbound on Fulton County Road L at 4:43pm Thursday. He entered the intersection of State Route 109, and was struck by a northbound semi.  Hahn and his passengers, 22-year old Brandy Beltz and 16-year old Brandon McCullough all died as a result of their injuries.  The semi driver was not injured.


            The crash completely closed State Route 109 for 3 hours.  Troopers were assisted by FultonCounty sheriff deputes and Wauseon fire.






            In PutnamCounty, an ATV accident killed a Cloverdale man.  At 2:20am today, 28-year old Andrew Altenburger was riding in a field west of County Road 23-L, when he struck a surface drain…causing the ATV to roll and eject the driver.  Lifeflight was called to the scene, but cancelled as they were en route.  Altenburger was pronounced dead at the scene.  Putnam County Sheriff deputies were assisted by Ottoville Fire and the Lima Post of the State Highway Patrol.