The car accident lawyers at Sawan & Sawan have extensive experience dealing with the fallout from an unexpected death or injury. In an effort to spread awareness of the dangers of motor vehicle accidents, the lawyers at Sawan & Sawan publish a monthly list of the location and number of fatal car accidents throughout Ohio in 2019. Our deepest sympathies go out to the families and loved ones of the victims of car accidents. Please don’t hesitate to contact our offices if we can be of any assistance at all during this difficult time. 

December 2019

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Fatal Car Accidents in Ohio

December 31st, 2019

54-year-old Kevin Chizmar of Canfield, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 on Interstate 76, near Bailey Road in Jackson Township.

Canfield man killed in Jackson Twp. crash

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve on I-76, near Bailey Road in Jackson Township by: WKBN Staff Posted: / Updated: JACKSON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – The year begins with a death on a local highway. It happened shortly before 9 p.m.

December 30th, 2019

Jesse Campbell, 31, of Oberlin, was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 30th, 2019 on Ohio 545 in Clear Creek Township. 

Ashland state patrol investigates three-vehicle fatal crash Monday evening

ASHLAND COUNTY — A 31-year-old man was killed and four other people were injured Monday evening in a three-vehicle accident, according to the Ashland Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Troopers said the crash occurred on Ohio 545 in Clear Creek Township at 6:07 p.m.

29-year-old Avante L. Brown, of the Southeast Side, was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 30th, 2019 on Winchester Pike and Daglow Road.

Southeast Side man dies after being struck on Winchester Pike

A Southeast Side man died Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Winchester Pike in Madison Township.The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to the area of Winchester Pike and Daglow Road around 4:15 a.m. on a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.When deputies arrived, they found 29-year-old Avante L.

34-year-old Michael Medved of Madison, was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 30th, 2019 at the intersection of North Ridge Road (US 20) and Green Road. 

Madison Township Police identify man fatally struck by car while walking across the street

MADISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) – The Madison Township Police Department identified the man who was fatally struck by a car while walking across the street on Dec. 30. The report said the Madison Township Police Department and crews from the Madison Fire District were sent to respond to a crash involving a pedestrian at the intersection of North Ridge Road (US 20) and Green Road at approximately 6:25 p.m.

December 28th, 2019

Crystal Cieza, 32, of Westlake, was involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday, December 28th, 2019 on Detroit Road at Bassett Road.

1 dead, another injured after car strikes utility pole in Westlake

WESTLAKE, Ohio (WJW) – One person is dead and another injured after an early morning car crash in Westlake. Police say the accident occurred on Detroit Road at Bassett Road around 3:06 a.m. Saturday. A 2018 Ford Taurus left the roadway and struck a utility pole on the south side of the intersection.

Zachary S. Reed, 32, of Fairborn, was involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday, December 28th, 2019 on Dayton Xenia Road and North Fairfield Road.

Fairborn man dead after Beavercreek motorcycle crash

At least 1 taken to hospital after 3-vehicle crash that left Buick ‘wrapped around’ pole Zachary S. Reed, 32, of Fairborn, was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where he died. The crash was reported at 6:50 p.m. Saturday. Reed was driving his motorcycle north on North Fairfield and the car was traveling south on North Fairfield.

December 27th, 2019

41-year-old Jason Mohler of Canton, was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 27th, 2019 on US 30 at milepost 16 in East Union Township.

4th fatal Wayne County crash in 4 days claims life of 41-year-old Canton man

EAST UNION TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed the fourth fatal crash in Wayne County in four days took the life of a 41-year-old man from Canton. The Highway Patrol said the single car crash happened on US 30 at milepost 16 in East Union Township just after 6 p.m.

Zachary Davis, 21, of the West Side, was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 27th, 2019 on Interstate 670.

Pedestrian struck, killed on I-670 identified

A man who was struck and killed on Interstate 670 Friday morning has been identified by police.Zachary Davis, 21, of the West Side, died after being struck in the eastbound lanes of I-670 around 4:45 a.m.

December 26th, 2019

Brittany Ford, 29, from Bedford Heights, was involved in a fatal car accident on Thursday, December 26th, 2019 on I-480, near mile post 23.

29-Year-Old Killed In Car Crash On I-480

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH – A 29-year-old woman was killed in a car crash on I-480 on Dec. 26, the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced. This is the second fatal car accident on I-480 in three days. Patrol troopers were called to a car accident on I-480, near mile post 23, at 10 p.m.

December 25th, 2019

Cathey Hegele, 73, of Hilliard, was involved in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 near the intersection of Price-Hilliards Road and Plain City-Georgesville Road.

Hilliard woman dead after car crashes into Madison County pond

Officials say the woman was removed from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Melanie K. Phillips, of Cleveland, was involved in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 on West 52nd Street near Kouba Avenue.

Cleveland mother of three dies after Christmas Day hit-and-run crash

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Cleveland mother of three boys died from injuries she suffered in a hit-and-run crash Christmas Day, her sister said. Melanie K. Phillips died Monday at MetroHealth of injuries she suffered in the crash outside her home on West 52nd Street near Kouba Avenue, her sister Phorfina Wade said.

Renee Jones-Blevins, 49, Quaishia Jones, 28, Tae’Kwaun Jones, 10. and Mae’lah Jones, 5, were involved in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 in Dayton.

Coroner IDs 4 killed in Christmas Day car crash in Dayton

Four children are hospitalized after a speeding car went off a road and hit a tree in a fiery crash that killed two other children and two adults, police said Thursday.Dayton police Lt. James Mullins said all eight people were packed into the Dodge Avenger that crashed late Wednesday morning in the southwest Ohio city, apparently splitting the car into two parts.

December 24th, 2019

35-year-old Alexis Robinson, of Cleveland, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 on the I-480 eastbound ramp from Brook Park Road.

29-Year-Old Killed In Car Crash On I-480

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH – A 29-year-old woman was killed in a car crash on I-480 on Dec. 26, the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced. This is the second fatal car accident on I-480 in three days. Patrol troopers were called to a car accident on I-480, near mile post 23, at 10 p.m.

87-year-old Phyllis Workman, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 traveling southbound on Honeytown Road.

Suspected drunken driver kills 87-year-old woman in Green Township

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) – An 87-year-old woman is dead following a two-car crash on Christmas Eve, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported. A man driving a 2011 GMC Canyon was traveling southbound on Honeytown Road when he ran a stop sign and struck a 2009 Honda Accord, authorities said.

Robert Tokie II, 29, of Zanesville, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 on U.S. 40 near Polk’s Scrap Iron and Metal.

Man killed in three-car crash on Christmas Eve in Stark County

PARIS TWP. – One man is dead after a three-car crash on Christmas Eve, authorities said.The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Route 30 in Paris Township.Joshua Hiles, 29, of Minerva, died in the crash.

Joan Workman, 87, of Wooster, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 at the intersection of Honeytown and Smithville Western roads in Green Township.

Wooster man charged with drunken driving in fatal Christmas Eve crash

WOOSTER – A Wooster man involved in a fatal crash on Christmas Eve is facing drunken driving charges. Mitchell Cecil, 25, faces three traffic violations related to the two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Honeytown and Smithville Western roads in Green Township that occurred at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday.

Brandon J. Lee, 44, and Mary A. Lee, 56, of Lima, Ohio, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 on U.S. 30 at Ohio Route 49 North.

2 dead in Van Wert County crash | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette

Two people are dead after a crash in Van Wert County Tuesday night. Just after 8 p.m., the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Van Wert Post was called to a crash on U.S. 30 at Ohio Route 49 North, a statement said today. Investigators say the first car, driven by Brandon J.

Joshua Hiles, 29, of Minerva, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 on U.S. Route 30 in Paris Township.

Man killed in three-car crash on Christmas Eve in Stark County

PARIS TWP. – One man is dead after a three-car crash on Christmas Eve, authorities said.The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Route 30 in Paris Township.Joshua Hiles, 29, of Minerva, died in the crash.

39-year-old Marquis Colbert was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 near Colerain Avenue near West Fork Road.

Man killed in three-car crash on Christmas Eve in Stark County

PARIS TWP. – One man is dead after a three-car crash on Christmas Eve, authorities said.The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Route 30 in Paris Township.Joshua Hiles, 29, of Minerva, died in the crash.

December 23rd, 2019

Christy Scherer, 38, of Chillicothe, was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 on US 35 near the Bridge Street exit.

One dead after multiple vehicle crash on US 35

CLOSE CHILLICOTHE – The Ohio Highway Patrol has released the names of the drivers involved in a multiple vehicle crash, including a fatality. According to the release, shortly after 12 p.m. Monday, Christy Scherer, 38, of Chillicothe, was driving a 2010 Hyundai Accent eastbound on US 35.

53-year-old Jeffrey Holbrook of Bethel, was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 on US 27.

Construction worker struck by vehicle on US 27 died Christmas day

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – A construction worker struck by a vehicle on Dec. 23 on US 27 died on Christmas day, according to a press release from officials. Highland Heights police said 53-year-old Jeffrey Holbrook of Bethel, Ohio died at University of Cincinnati Hospital as a result of the injuries he sustained in the crash.

December 22nd, 2019

Alan Dannenfelser, 72, of Fort Wayne, Jane Dannenfelser, 65, of Fort Wayne, Duane Clifton, 93, of Ohio, and Scheryl Clifton, 76, of Ohio, were involved in a fatal car accident on Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 near S.R. 124 and C.R. 650E, just west of the Indiana-Ohio line outside of Willshire, Ohio.

Names released of 4 killed in Sunday crash

Adams County Coroner Leslie Cook has released the names of four people killed in a Sunday morning accident in rural Adams County. Killed in the two vehicle collision near the Indiana/Ohio line were Alan Dannenfelser, 72, Fort Wayne, Jane Dannenfelser, 65, Fort Wayne, Duane Clifton, 93, of Ohio, and Scheryl Clifton, 76, of Ohio.

December 21st, 2019

Raymond Sheperd, 87, Curtice, was involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday, December 21st, 2019 on Park Colony near Corduroy Road.

Curtice man killed in crash

CURTICE – A medical emergency probably caused a fatal car crash on Saturday afternoon in Jerusalem Township. The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Toledo Post is investigating the fatal crash that occurred on Park Colony near Corduroy Road at approximately 4:51 p.m.

Jacob Hazel, 23, of Elmore was involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday, December 21st, 2019 on Ohio 795 near Pemberville Road in Lake Township.

Man killed in fire truck crash was impaired

MILLBURY – The Elmore man who died in a crash with a Lake Township fire truck last week had a blood alcohol content of two times the legal limit, according to a sergeant with the Bowling Green post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

16 year old Hanna Miller was involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday, December 21st, 2019 on Huntley Road about a mile west of Wiswell Road in Windsor Township.

Vehicle carrying 9 occupants crashes, killing 1 minor in Ashtabula Co.

WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a vehicle carrying nine occupants that occurred in Ashtabula County Saturday night.

December 20th, 2019

13-year-old Tamia Chappman was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 20th, 2019 near Euclid and Lakefront Avenues in East Cleveland.

13-year-old girl killed while walking home from school after police chase ends in crash in East Cleveland; suspect in custody

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 13-year-old girl is dead after a chase ended in a crash in East Cleveland Friday afternoon. According to Cleveland police, the ordeal began around 3:20 p.m. at the Target on West 117th Street when a woman left the store and was carjacked by another teen at gunpoint.

Marion C. Lewis, 56, of Blue Creek, Ohio was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 20th, 2019 on the Carl Perkins Bridge at State Route 852.

One dead in three-vehicle crash in West Portsmouth

Posted: / Updated: WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WOWK) – One person has died following a three-vehicle crash in West Portsmouth. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the accident happened Friday, December 20, 2019, at 8:39 a.m. on the Carl Perkins Bridge at State Route 852.

Tina M. McDowell, 33, from Athens County was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 20th, 2019 near milepost 1 of State Route 329.

Woman killed in fatal crash in Morgan County

A woman was found dead in her car on State Route 329 in Morgan County on Friday morning, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol. Tina M. McDowell, 33, from Athens County, was found around 7:30 a.m., and authorities say that alcohol may have been a factor.

December 19th, 2019

62-year-old Karen Burr of Oaktown, was involved in a fatal car accident on Thursday, December 19th, 2019, on U.S. 41 near Gauger Road in Knox County.

Police identify victim in fatal Knox County crash

One person is dead after a crash involving a semi in Knox County.

December 18th, 2019

Rebecca Lake, 36, was involved in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, December 18th, 2019, while traveling north on Vandemark Road.

Medina County crash leaves one person dead, three others injured

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio – The Medina County Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left a woman dead Wednesday. According to reports, a 1997 Honda Accord was traveling north on Vandemark Road when it failed to stop at a stop sign.

Jacob Blakesslee, of Sullivan, was involved in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, December 18th, 2019, while traveling south on Route 58 in Huntington Township.

Black River cancels tests, games as students mourn grad killed in Huntington Township crash (UPDATED)

According to a news release from the Ohio Highway Patrol, Jacob Blakesslee was driving south in a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta on Route 58 at 5:19 p.m. The Jetta went left of center and was hit on the passenger side by a northbound 2003 Ford Explorer.

December 17th, 2019

Joseph M. Auck, 54, of Bloomville, was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019, on Dekalb-Shelby Road in Vernon Township.

Bloomville man killed in one-vehicle Crawford County crash

CLOSE BUCYRUS – The Bucyrus Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic crash Tuesday morning on Dekalb-Shelby Road in Vernon Township. Joseph M. Auck, 54, of Bloomville, was traveling westbound on Dekalb-Shelby Road while operating a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer, according to a news release from the patrol.

December 16th, 2019

16-year-old Shrissa Holmes was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 16th, 2019, near a bend in Sunbury Road just south of Morse Road.

One dead, two injured in crash at Morse and Sunbury

One person was killed and two others were hurt in a two-car crash early Monday morning in Northeast Columbus. The two cars collided near a bend in Sunbury Road just south of Morse Road shortly after 2:00 am. 44-year-old Jennifer Williams was driving south on Sunbury Road when another car crossed the center line and hit Williams almost head-on.

Paul M. Burge, 38, was involved in a car accident on Monday, December 16th, 2019, near Silver and Prospect streets in Marion and later was pronounced deceased due to the injuries.

Marion man killed in crash while crossing Silver Street

CLOSE MARION – A Marion man hit by an SUV Monday near Silver and Prospect streets in Marion has died, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Paul M. Burge, 38, was crossing Silver Street about 8:15 p.m. Monday when he was hit by a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Jessica M.

17-year-old Elizabeth Spradlin, of Greenville, was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 16th, 2019, at the intersection of Greenville-Mercer Road and Fullingmill Road.

Greenville student remembered following traffic death

Students, teachers, and staff at the Greenville Area School District are mourning the loss of a classmate in a two-car crash in Mercer County.

December 15th, 2019

Eric Mwamba of Lexington, Kentucky, and Laetitia Tchamala of Haltom City, Texas, were involved in a fatal car accident on Sunday, December 15th, 2019, on Liberty Union and Van Wert Willshire roads.

2 dead, 1 injured in Van Wert County crash | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette

Two people died and one person was seriously injured in Van Wert County, Ohio crash. The sheriff’s department was called at 4:24 p.m. Sunday to the two-vehicle crash at Liberty Union and Van Wert Willshire roads. Eric Mwamba of Lexington, Kentucky, was driving a 2009 Ford Fusion south on Liberty Union Road when he failed to stop at a stop sign.

35-year-old James Whitt, of Massillon, was involved in a fatal car accident on Sunday, December 15th, 2019, on State Route 172.

1 dead in fatal Stark County crash

PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that left one dead Sunday evening. Troopers said 35-year-old James Whitt, of Massillon, was driving on State Route 172 when his vehicle ran off the roadway struck a fence then rolled over and struck a utility pole.

December 14th, 2019

Jacob Hazel, 23, Elmore, was involved in a fatal car accident on Saturday, December 14th, 2019, traveling westbound on Route 795 near Bowling Green.

Elmore man dies from injuries in crash with fire truck

Posted: MILLBURY – One of the six people injured in Saturday’s crash involving a Lake Township fire truck has died. Jacob Hazel, 23, Elmore, died this morning at Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.

December 13th, 2019

Caroline Tucker, 26, of Troy, was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 13th, 2019, on state Route 202.

Troy mother killed, small children injured in state Route 202 crash

Published: Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 5:46 AM Updated: Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 1:51 PM – A Troy mother was killed and her two small children were flown by CareFlight to a hospital after a rollover crash on state Route 202 this morning. Caroline Tucker, 26, was identified as the victim in the crash.

Harold Fitch, 73, of Springfield, was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 13th, 2019, near the 5500 block of Dayton Springfield Road.

73-year-old Springfield man killed in Clark County pickup-semi crash

A 73-year-old Springfield man was identified as the pickup truck driver who was killed in a crash with a semi Friday night in the 5500 block of Dayton Springfield Road. >> PHOTOS: Deadly crash of pickup, semi on Dayton-Springfield Road Harold Fitch drove his 1998 Chevrolet Silverado underneath a commercial semi-trailer that was backing into a private driveway, according to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Springfield Post.

Timothy Robinson of Quincy, was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 13th, 2019, south of Maplewood in Shelby County on Lefevre Road.

Driver remains in critical condition after deadly 2-car Shelby County

Published: Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 12:37 PM Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2019 @ 7:00 PM – The driver of a car involved in a deadly crash on Friday remained in critical condition Sunday at Miami Valley Hospital. Caleb Boberg, 19, was flown to the hospital after the crash around 12:20 p.m.

Michael Brown, 62, of Bainbridge, was involved in a fatal car accident on Friday, December 13th, 2019, south on Ohio 772.

Man removing deer from Ohio 772 struck by vehicle

CLOSE CHILLICOTHE – A Bainbridge man attempting to remove a dead deer from Ohio 772 had to be airlifted to a Columbus hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday evening. According to the Ohio Highway patrol, Michael Brown, 62, was driving south on Ohio 772 about 6:03 p.m.

December 12th, 2019

Arthur Snyder, 76, of Columbiana was involved in a fatal car accident on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, along State Route 7 in Middleton Township, just south of Rogers. 

Columbiana man killed in car crash on State Route 7

Arthur Snyder, 76, was pronounced dead at the scene by: WKBN Staff Posted: / Updated: MIDDLETON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A Columbiana man died in a two-car crash along State Route 7 Thursday afternoon. It happened around 3 p.m. in Middleton Township, just south of Rogers.

Christopher R. Burks, 50, of Tiffin, was involved in a fatal car accident on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, at the railroad crossing on East Perry Street near East Market Street.

Tiffin man dies in accident with train

A Tiffin man died after a train collided with the pickup truck he was driving at the railroad crossing on East Perry Street near East Market Street Thursday afternoon. Christopher R. Burks, 50, of Tiffin, was driving a 1999 Ford pickup truck westbound on East Perry Street and went through a crossing gate at the railroad crossing, Chief Fred Stevens of Tiffin Police Department said.

71-year-old Virginia Taylor of Grafton, was involved in a fatal car accident on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, on US Route 20 in Camden Township.

Police investigating fatal crash in Lorain County

CAMDEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) – Ohio Highway State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that closed a portion of US Route 20 in Camden Township for over three hours. Around on Noon Wednesday, police say there was a crash involving a commercial dump truck and a Ford car.

Forrest Phillips, 27, was involved in a fatal car accident on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, on Lake Avenue near Debra Drive. For more information, click here

December 11th, 2019

Charles Jones, 39, of Dayton and Angel Childers, 39, of Dayton, were involved in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019, on state Route 49 near Wolf Creek Pike in Trotwood.

Angel Childers’ death ruled an accident | Dayton News

Published: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 6:08 AM Updated: Monday, December 16, 2019 @ 10:07 AM Angel Childers’ death has been ruled an accident, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. Her death was caused by complications of blunt force injuries. UPDATE @ 10:07 a.m. (Dec.

Virginia Taylor, 71, of Grafton was involved in a fatal car accident on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019, on U.S. Route 20, just west of Gore Orphanage Road.

Grafton woman dies in crash on U.S. Route 20 in Camden Township

Virginia Taylor, 71 of Grafton, died as a result of her injuries.

December 10th, 2019

Brooklin Musgrove, a 29-year-old Frazeysburg resident was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, on Northpointe Drive just south of Vista View Drive.

Woman dies, two critically injured after Northpointe crash

CLOSE Buy Photo The Ohio State Highway Patrol is continuing its investigation into a fatal crash that occurred Monday on Northpointe Drive. (Photo: Chris Crook/Times Recorder) ZANESVILLE – A head-on collision that occurred Monday on Northpointe Drive just south of Vista View Drive has left one dead and two more in life-threatening condition, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Shamonte Ethridge of Cleveland was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, on East 156th Street and Miles Avenue.

Man swerved into oncoming lanes and killed Cleveland woman in head-on crash, police say

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Cleveland man faces criminal charges in a car crash that killed a 26-year-old woman. Melvin Swinney Jr., 52, is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, a third-degree felony. He is jailed on $150,000 after his first court appearance on Saturday in the crash happened 1 p.m.

Kenneth Keiner, 67, of North Canton was involved in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, on Fulton near Fleetwood Avenue NW.

Single-car crash kills North Canton man in Jackson Township

Investigators say he was heading home from visiting his wife in a nursing home when the crash occurred. JACKSON TWP. A North Canton man, who was heading home from visiting his wife in a local nursing home, was killed in a single-car crash Monday night on Fulton Road NW.

December 9th, 2019

Benjamin Riester, 30, of Swanton was involved in a fatal car accident on Monday, December 9th, 2019, eastbound on Fulton County Road C just east of Fulton County Road 6. For more information, click here.

December 8th, 2019

19-year-old Luis Guzman, Armondo Guzman, 18-year-old Otoniel Alcauter, were involved in a fatal car accident on Sunday, December 8th, 2019, in north Columbus off I-71 at the Sinclair Road exit.

Police identify teenagers killed in north Columbus crash

Columbus Police say three teens were killed in a crash in north Columbus over the weekend. The crash happened off I-71 at the Sinclair Road exit before 3 a. m. Sunday. Police say 19-year-old Luis Guzman, 18-year-old Otoniel Alcauter, and a yet-to-be-identified 17-year-old were killed after they crashed into a building.

December 7th, 2019

Johnathan S. Richards, 31, from Hamilton, Ohio was involved in a single car fatal car accident that occurred Saturday, December 7th, 2019 on I-71 Southbound at Route 435.

Man arrested for OVI hit, killed by semi during attempted escape on I-71 in Fayette County

Fayette County, Ohio (WCMH) – A 31-year-old man who was arrested for allegedly driving impaired early Saturday morning was killed after he was struck by a semi after he escaped from troopers on Interstate 71 in Fayette County. The crash occurred at about 3:42 a.m.

Joshua Deckard, 28, was involved in a fatal car accident in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 7th, 2019, in Cleves, Ohio. Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office states that the driver fled the scene after striking Deckard in the 4900 block of East Miami River Road.

Police identify victim in fatal hit-and-run Saturday morning

CLEVES, Ohio – Police have located the driver and vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Cleves early Saturday morning. Officials have also identified the victim as 28-year-old Joshua Deckard. According to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, the driver involved in the crash initially fled the scene.

Travis Fullenkamp, 39, of Fort Recovery, Ohio was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Saturday, December 7th, 2019 on northbound Erastus Durbin Road south of State Route 119 in Mercer County, Ohio.

Ohio man dies in single vehicle crash

by: Ruben Solis Posted: / Updated: MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) – An Ohio man has died after being involved in a single vehicle crash early on Saturday morning. According to the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, 39 year old Travis Fullenkamp, of rural Fort Recovery, died in the crash that happened shortly before 5 a.m.

December 5th, 2019

27-year-old Madeline Wright was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Thursday, December 5th, 2019 on State Route 173 between State Route 44 and Paris Avenue. 

Highway Patrol: 30-year-old Alliance man trying to pass a car in Marlboro Township leads to 3-car crash that took his life

MARLBORO TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed the Canton Post is investigating a four-car Marlboro Township crash that claimed the life of a 30-year-old Alliance man in the early morning hours on Thursday. According to the Highway Patrol, the crash happened at approximately 5:52 a.m.

Adam Eugene Newton, 40, from Grand Rapids, Ohio, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at the intersection of Sax Road and Highway 7 in Saint Louis County , Ohio.

Fatal Truck-Train Crash

MCDAVITT TOWNSHIP, MN (KDAL) – The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a crash between a commercial truck and a train in McDavitt Township on Wednesday afternoon. The crash occurred at a controlled crossing with stop signs at the intersection of the Sax Road and Highway 7.

December 4th, 2019

48-year-old Rebecca Daniels, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 in the 17000 block of SR-119, east of Anna. 

Victim identified in deadly Shelby County crash

by: WDTN.com Staff Posted: / Updated: SHELBY COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A Conover woman is dead after a crash in Shelby County Wednesday afternoon. Shelby County Dispatch tells 2 NEWS the accident involved two vehicles in the 17000 block of SR-119, east of Anna, around 3:30 pm.

Brenda White, 68, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 on East Fifth Avenue in Columbus. 

Police release victim’s name in east Columbus hit-and-run

Columbus police say a woman was killed in a hit and run in East Columbus Wednesday night. Columbus police said Brenda White, 68, was walking on East Fifth Avenue just after 7:30 p. m. Wednesday when she was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.

Stephanie Hull, 45, of Paulding, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 traveling eastbound on the Defiance-Paulding County Line Road. 

Troopers investigating fatal crash that sent car airborne in Defiance Co.

DEFIANCE COUNTY, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that happened in Delaware Township Wednesday morning and resulted in the death of a 45-year-old woman from Paulding. Troopers say Stephanie Hull was eastbound on the Defiance-Paulding County Line Road when the car traveled off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and became airborne.

Robert F. Loconsole, 70, of Bellevue, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 while traveling south on Ohio 4. 

Head-on crash involving semi in Erie County kills 1

GROTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A minivan went left-of-center Wednesday morning and crashed head-on into a truck hauling a tanker, killing the van’s driver, according to the State Highway Patrol. Robert F. Loconsole, 70, of Bellevue, was pronounced dead at the scene, a news release from the patrol says.

Craig Sherwood, 61, of Aurora, Illinois, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 near milepost 61 on Interstate 275. 

Semi driver Craig Sherwood killed in crash along Interstate 275 in Clermont County

UNION TOWNSHIP, Ohio – An Illinois man was killed when his semi went off Interstate 275 into a wooded area Wednesday afternoon, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Witnesses said the semi operated by Craig Sherwood, 61, of Aurora, Illinois, was northbound near milepost 61 about 12:35 p.m.

Pamela Acitelli, 70, from Niles was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 along Route 82, near Route 46. 

Niles woman dies of injuries after crash in Howland

An SUV veered off the road and into woods along Route 82 in Howland HOWLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – A 70-year-old Niles woman passed away after being taken to the hospital with serious injuries following a car crash in Howland. Around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, an SUV veered off the road and into woods along Route 82, near Route 46.

Tyrone Taylor, 59, of Cleveland, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 on the 8200 block of Ohio 14 between Lake Rockwell and Diagonal Road. 

Cleveland man killed, 3 injured in crash Wednesday morning in Streetsboro, police say

STREETSBORO, Ohio — A man was killed and three people were hospitalized after a head-on crash Wednesday morning on Ohio 14 in Streetsboro, according to police. Officers responded just before 7 a.m. Wednesday to a crash on the 8200 block of Ohio 14 between Lake Rockwell and Diagonal Road, Streetsboro police Lt.

December 3rd, 2019

Ladawn Mercier, 36, of Columbus, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 in the area of East Como Avenue and Hiawatha Street. 

Columbus police investigating deadly hit and run in northeast Columbus

Columbus police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed Tuesday night in northeast Columbus. Ladawn Mercier, 36, of Columbus was struck by a vehicle around 11:20 p. m. Tuesday in the area of East Como Avenue and Hiawatha Street, according to Columbus police. Police said the vehicle fled the scene.

Kimberly Thomas, 38, of Piqua, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 on state Route 41 at the intersection with Alcony-Conover Road in Elizabeth Twp. 

Woman killed, 2 drivers injured in SR 41 crash in Miami County

Published: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 @ 11:07 PM Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 @ 4:57 PM – (UPDATE @ 5:09 p.m.) A woman who was a passenger in a pickup truck was killed and two drivers were injured in a crash between the truck and a semitrailer that sent both vehicles into barn and house in Miami County on Tuesday night.

December 2nd, 2019

Flue Battle, 86, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Monday, December 2nd, 2019 driving north in the 2500 block of Highland Avenue near Corryville. 

Elderly man dies in Corryville crash

CORRYVILLE, Ohio (FOX19) – An elderly man died after a crash in Corryville late Monday morning, Cincinnati police say. Flue Battle, 86, died from his injuries at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

December 1st, 2019

Curtis Charlton, 20, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Sunday, December 1st, 2019 on North Howard Street near the intersection of Frederick Avenue. 

Single-vehicle crash kills 1 in Akron, seriously injures another

AKRON, Ohio – A man was killed and another critically injured in a single-car crash at an intersection in the Cascade Valley, police say. Curtis Charlton, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. An unidentified 21-year-old passenger was taken to Akron City Hospital in critical condition.

Tyler Haddix, 24, of Cincinnati, was involved in a fatal car accident that occurred Sunday, December 1st, 2019 on I-75 in Warren County. 

Crash on I-75 in Warren County leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating after a fatal crash on I-75 in Warren County Sunday evening. The crash happened at around 5:15 pm when a 2007 Dodge Ram traveling southbound on I-75 crossed through the grassy median and crashed into a 2004 Honda Civic traveling northbound on I-75 near the Franklin/Springboro exit, as well as a 2020 Freightliner semi.

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