MIAMI COUNTY — A 27-year-old Piqua woman and a 19-year-old Urbana man have been identified as the drivers who were killed Friday afternoon in a head-on crash at the Miami-Shelby County line that also sent each of their passengers to hospitals.
Hannah Combs was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox east on County Road 25A that collided with a 2015 Nissan Rogue that David Lynch was driving westbound on East Miami Shelby Road, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said in a prepared statement released Friday evening.
The crash happened about 1:50 p.m. near the intersection of County Road 25A and East Miami Shelby Road when Lynch ran a stop sign and pulled onto County Road 25A, according to Patrol Sgt. Chris Colbert.
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Combs and Lynch were pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger from Lynch’s vehicle was taken to Miami Valley Hospital by Care Flight and a passenger from Combs’ vehicle was taken to Upper Valley Medical Center. The injuries are said to be serious, according to the statement released this evening.
Troopers are continuing to investigate the crash, but they do believe speed was a factor.
We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.
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