DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Two people are dead after a car went off State Route 4 and landed on its top on Stanley Avenue Sunday.
The Montgomery County Coroner identified the two victims as Charlie A. Roark, 21, female from Dayton, and Jayme Laurent, 28, male from Dayton.
According to a crash report, at around 1 a.m. the car was traveling east on State Route 4 when it attempted to change lanes while approaching Stanley Avenue. The driver then lost control for an unknown reason, drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail, becoming airborne.
The car struck the ground to the east of Stanley Avenue below State Route 4 and overturned as it crossed all lanes of the avenue before coming to rest just west of Stanley Avenue. Both the driver and the passenger were ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.
The highway was shutdown down after the crash. The cause of the crash is under investigation.