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Head-on collision in Hamilton Twp kills one

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Posted at 5:47 PM, Feb 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-10 22:59:20-05

HAMILTON TWP — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a head-on collision that killed one in Hamilton Township Sunday.

Police say Brian R. Young, 63, drifted left of center in his 2000 Ford F-150 and struck a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Rodney T. Ferneding, 47, head-on.

Young was not wearing his seat belt and was transported to Arrow Springs Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Ferneding was transported to Bethesda North Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A passenger in his vehicle, Bradley T. Zimpelman, was transported to University of Cincinnati Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Neither drugs nor alcohol appear to be a contributing factor in the crash, police said.

The accident is still under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.