GREENE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton woman killed in a head-on crash on State Route 444 in Bath Township Friday morning has been identified.
The crash happened at State Route 444, west of Kauffman Road, at 7:55 a.m. Ohio State Highway Patrol said a Toyota Corolla driven by Bruce Maske Jr., 25, of Dayton, was traveling eastbound on S.R. 444 when it crossed the median into the westbound lanes. Maske hit a Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Hayley Ratliff, 25, of Dayton, head-on.
Ratliff was killed in the crash. Maske was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with not life-threatening injuries.
State Route 444 was closed for approximately three hours after the accident. The crash is under investigation, however, Lieutenant Robert Hilderbrant with OSHP said weather is not believed to be a factor in the crash at this time.