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Names Released In Double-Fatal Accident In Vinton County, Ohio

Reported: Mar. 17, 2014 8:54 AM EDT
Updated: Mar. 17, 2014 2:35 PM EDT
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MCARTHUR, Ohio (Tiersa Davis)-- The Ohio State Highway Patrol released the names of the two people that died in a head-on crash Monday morning.

Robert E. Johnson, Jr., 55, of McArthur and Kyle M. Garrison, 23, of Tiffin, were killed in the accident.

Troopers said the accident happened about 6:30 a.m. on Monday on State Route 93 in the Swan township. Troopers said that the vehicles hit head-on. Johnson's vehicle came to a stop in a field and Garrison's vehicle flipped and came to a rest on State Route 93. Troopers said both men were pronounced dead at the scene. Garrison was wearing his seat-belt and Johnson was not, troopers said.

The accident remains under investigation.



MCARTHUR, Ohio (Tiersa Davis)-- The Ohio State Highway Patrol said State Route 93 has since reopened following a double-fatal accident in Vinton County.

Dispatchers said the accident happened about 6:30 a.m. Monday on State Route 93 near the Swan School in the Swan Township. They said two people were killed in the two-car accident.

The road was shut down until about 11:30 a.m. Monday while State Patrol investigated. The names of the victims have not been released.


MCARTHUR, Ohio (Tiersa Davis)-- Two people have died in an accident in Vinton County, Ohio.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the accident happened about 6:30 a.m. Monday on State Route 93 near the Swan School in the Swan Township. Patrol said two people were killed in the two-car accident.

The road is shut down while State Patrol investigates. Motorists are asked to find an alternative route.



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