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OSHP: Impairment a factor in crash that left one dead in Clearcreek Township

Posted at 11:59 PM, Jun 18, 2020

CLEARCREEK TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A woman died of her injuries following a crash in Warren County Thursday, and police believe one of the drivers was impaired.

The crash occurred on State Route-73 near Bunnell Hill Road in Clearcreek Township at approximately 7:52 p.m. Thursday.

Ohio State Highway Patrol's preliminary investigation found a 1994 Chevy 1500 pickup heading westbound on SR-73 drove left of center and struck a 2018 Honda Civic heading eastbound.

The driver of the Civic, 51-year-old Jeri Beth Murray of Waynesville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevy was transported to the Kettering Medical Center Hospital with minor injuries. There were no other occupants in either vehicle.

State troopers believe impairment was a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.