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Two killed in Clermont County Crash, Ohio State Highway Patrol says

Posted: 8:06 PM, Jun 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-20 00:06:30Z

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP (CLERMONT COUNTY), Ohio -- Two people were killed in a crash on US 52 Tuesday afternoon.

Miranda Cracraft, 19, of Fayetteville, was driving a 2008 Mazda 3 eastbound on US 52 east of Neville with a passenger, 24-year-old Carson Hall of Georgetown, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. 

At about 1:45 p.m., the Mazda went off the right side of the road, then re-entered the road and traveled left-of-center, where it collided with a westbound 2008 Freightliner truck, troopers said.

The impact caused extensive damage to both vehicles, troopers said. Cracraft and Hall were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver, a 49-year-old Chesapeake man, was driven to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Troopers didn't immediately provide an update on his condition.

The crash remains under investigation.