A Risingsun man was killed in a car crash in Sandusky County around 1:22 a.m. Sunday.

Eric Daniels, 49, was driving a 2007 GMC Sierra 2500 north on Sandusky County 4 when he went off the right side of the road, overcorrected, and went off the left side. The vehicle hit a tree, caught on fire and became fully engulfed.

The accident occurred south of Sandusky County 21 in Scott Township.

Daniels was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to the Lucas County Coroners Office.

The Fremont Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating. It is unknown whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Assisting at the scene were the Sandusky County Sheriffs Office, Sandusky County Emergency Medical Service, Risingsun Volunteer Fire Department, Lucas County Coroners Office, and Ashs Towing.