One child, three adults identified in fatal Champaign County crash

Miami Valley News

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office has identified the four people who died, including one child, after a deadly crash Saturday on U.S. 68 South.

The sheriff’s office said that at around 7:07 p.m. deputies were called to a two-vehicle crash on the the 3100 block of U.S. 68 South. When crews arrived, they found that a white car was traveling north in the 3100 block of U.S. 68 South when an SUV crossed the center line into the northbound lane, causing a head-on collision.

Four people in the SUV were pronounced dead at the scene. All four lived in Springfield and have been identified as:

  • 24-year-old Robert T. Whitt
  • 31-year-old Timothy J. Whitt
  • 33-year-old Amber N. Whitt
  • 13-year-old Immanuel J. Burchnell

Everyone in the white car was taken to an area hospital by Urbana Fire/EMS. The driver and an occupant of the SUV were transported by Mechanicsburg EMS to Urbana Hospital. Another person in the SUV was taken to Children’s Hospital by CareFlight. The extent of all their injuries is unknown at this time.

The crash is under investigation by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office and the Champaign County Coroner’s Office.

This is a developing story and will update it when new information becomes available.

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