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Police: Man, 52, dies after suffering medical event, crashing pickup truck into Ohio pond


MASON, Ohio — Police say a man is dead after his pickup truck veered off a southwest Ohio road and crashed into a pond.

It happened just before 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Officials say 52-year-old Robert Butcher suffered a medical emergency while driving in Mason and crashed into a retention pond.

Rescue crews pulled Butcher from the submerged truck and rushed him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Officials say Butcher was a Warren County water and sewer worker.

No one else was in the vehicle.

The crash is under investigation.

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