One dead in two-car Clark County crash

Miami Valley News
6-17 Clark County Fatal

One person was killed in a crash in Clark County. (WDTN Photo/Alex Korecky)

CLARK COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – OSP said Thursday one person was killed in a two-car crash in Madison Township in Clark County.

The Clark County coroner identified the victim as 33-year-old Katrina Yates from South Charleston.

The crash involving two vehicles happened around 7:30 Thursday morning in the 10000 block of South Charleston Pike in South Charleston.

Sgt. Ryan May with the Ohio State Highway Patrol – Springfield Post, said “Two vehicles were traveling on State Route 41, one northbound, one southbound. They made contact. Due to the injuries sustained, one of the drivers was pronounced dead on the scene.”

May said there was only one occupant in each vehicle, and the driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

OSP said the cause of the accident is still under investigation, and it is not clear if alcohol or distracted driving played a role in the crash. We will continue to keep you updated as more information becomes available.

This is a developing story. 2NEWS and WDTN.com are working to learn more and will keep you updated when additional information is available.

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