HARRISVILLE TOWNSHIP -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident between a tractor trailer and a car.
The accident happened just before 3:30 a.m. north of West Salem on U.S. Route 42.
Troopers say Thomas McKenzie drove left of center and hit Louis Kimberlin.
Kimberlin's truck went off the road overturned and then caught fire.
Kimberlin was wearing a seatbelt and was able to escape with minor injuries.
McKenzie was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was partially ejected from his car. He was taken to Lodi's Akron General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
U.S. Route 42 was closed for 6 hours following the crash.