VERNON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A Warren firefighter was killed in an ATV crash in northern Trumbull County.
Casey Klein, 43, was hired by the Warren Fire Department in 2001. He was also an Air Force veteran.
The sheriff’s office said the crash happened on Fisher Cornith Road in Vernon Township near a railroad right of way.
Investigators said Klein’s ATV hit a fallen tree that was in the gravel path and flipped over. The ATV landed in a swampy embankment with Klein trapped underneath, according to a traffic report.
A train operator spotted the ATV in a ditch and a man near the crash around 6 p.m. Wednesday.