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Two people killed in crash on Ohio 4; couple identified

• Updated Jan 30, 2019 at 10:32 AM

(UPDATED at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019)

The two deceased are Douglas B. Crawford, 60, and his wife, Charlene Ann Crawford, 59, both of Shelby.

(UPDATED at 4:14 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019)

The state Highway Patrol’s Norwalk post has released an initial report about today’s fatal accident.

Here is what’s known so far:

A 2014 Ford Flex was northbound on Ohio 4 at 11:48 a.m. Monday when the driver attempted to make a lefthand turn into a private drive, entering the path of a southbound semi truck.

The resulting collision led to the deaths of the two occupants in the SUV. Their identities are not being released until the next of kin have been notified.

The 2006 International commercial truck was driven by Mitchell P. Case, 46, of Norwalk, troopers said. Case, who was wearing a seatbelt, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

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(UPDATED at 3:32 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019)

Ohio 4, just south of Ohio 113 in Huron County, has been reopened following the fatal crash that occurred there earlier today.

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(UPDATED at 1:44 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019)

The accident involved a semi and SUV and resulted in two deaths.

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Ohio 4, just south of Ohio 113 in Huron County, is closed due to a crash.

Emergency crews are on scene, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation, which reported the road closure at 12:49 p.m. Monday.

There is no time estimate available as to when the road will reopen. Motorists should avoid the area.

The Reflector will update this story when more information becomes available.

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