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Investigators still looking for cause of fatal Ohio head-on crash

A police sergeant in Pataskala said that alcohol or drug use was not suspected in the head-on collision that killed three people on Ohio 16 near Taylor Road in Licking County. However, the investigation remains open as investigators search for the reason why a westbound Toyota Camry crossed the highway's center line and hit a Dodge Grand Caravan.

Truck driver extradited to Ohio in fatal accident

An accident in Ohio's Jackson County claimed the life of an Athens man, 21, when his pickup hit a semi on March 12 in the early morning hours. The tractor-trailer driver, who left the scene of the accident, was found in West Virginia and extradited back to Ohio.

Ohio woman admits to role in fatal accident

A 24-year-old woman admitted to police that she was the driver in a fatal accident that took place during July 2014. According to authorities, the accident occurred after a vehicle driving on Interstate 70 crossed three lanes of traffic and hit a motorcycle. Both vehicles were traveling eastbound when the crash took place, and the victim was a 58-year-old woman. Authorities say that an anonymous tip led gave them the lead that eventually led to a confession.

2 injured in Ohio wrong-way crash with alleged drunk driver

On Dec. 28, a 37-year-old Bainbridge man, who was driving a Jeep Liberty while drunk, was traveling on U.S. 422 in Olon allegedly going east in the westbound lanes. At approximately 12:45 a.m., he hit a Saturn Vue head-on, according to police.

Vehicular homicide charges filed in Ohio car accident

According to authorities, a 35-year-old Mentor man died in a Route 44 collision around 9 a.m. on Dec. 1. Officials declared he 35-year-old man dead at the scene of the wreck. Reportedly, the other driver involved in the two-vehicle crash suffered minor injuries.

2 killed, 1 injured in Ohio collision

Two people were killed and a third person was injured in a collision in Youngstown in the early hours of Nov. 27. Police only found one vehicle at the scene. However, they were told by witnesses that the car had collided with a semi-truck hauling a trailer. Police are still searching for the driver of the truck.

U.S. postal truck involved in head-on collision on bridge

Ohio authorities reported recently on an accident in Lorain involving a U.S. postal truck that sent two people to the hospital on Nov. 13. The collision took place on the Lofton Henderson Memorial Bridge when the 24-year-old man driving the postal truck lost control and struck a 1996 Buick Riviera head-on. There were no other people involved in the accident.

Ohio highway crash results in fatalities

A Nov. 7 accident involving two SUVs and a pickup truck took the lives of two individuals, authorities reported. The Richfield incident occurred on Interstate 271 at approximately 5 p.m. Police suspect that excessive speed and distracted driving contributed to the crash.

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