Man ID'd after fatal single-vehicle accident in Batavia

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BATAVIA, Ohio - A man is dead after a single-vehicle accident in Batavia early Tuesday morning.

At approximately 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, police said that Robert P. Handra Jr, 29, of Batavia, Ohio, was driving a silver 2003 Ford Focus southbound on State Route 222. 

Handra Jr. drove off the right side of the roadway striking a utility pole before continuing down an embankment striking a tree, according to police.

The owners of the property where the accident happened called 911 and the male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Handra Jr. was not wearing a seatbelt and alcohol use is unknown at this time.

Officials have not released any additional information at this time.

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