VANLUE — An Upper Sandusky man was hurt Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Ohio 568, northeast of Vanlue, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported.

At 1:19 p.m., Joseph Thiel, 26, of Upper Sandusky, was driving a 2013 Hyundai four-door vehicle west on Ohio 568 near Amanda Township 175 when he lost control of the vehicle on the icy, snow-covered roadway, the sheriff’s office said.

The vehicle went off the right side of the road, hit a mailbox post and then an AEP utility pole before coming to a stop.

Thiel was taken by Hanco EMS to Blanchard Valley Hospital, the sheriff’s office said.
Assisting at the accident scene were the Vanlue Fire Department and R&A Towing.

The crash remains under investigation.