Two men were killed and one was injured in a two-vehicle accident around 7:21 a.m. today in Delaware Township.

Nathan Arnold, 42, of Mount Blanchard, was driving north on Hancock County 157 in a 2001 Honda Civic when he failed to stop at the stop sign at Hancock County 156, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.

The passenger side of Arnold’s vehicle was struck by a 2014 Honda Pilot driven by Rick Renz, 48, of Fostoria, the sheriff’s office reported. Renz was westbound on Hancock County 156.

Both vehicles came to rest in a grass lot northwest of the intersection.

Arnold and his passenger, Brandon Stevens, 29, of Forest, were pronounced dead at the scene. They were not wearing seat belts, the sheriff’s office said.

Renz was wearing a seat belt and was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by a relative, according to the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Delaware Township Fire Department, Hanco EMS, Dick’s Towing and Mac and Bob’s Towing.

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