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2 Killed In Athens Co. Crash


UPDATED: Tuesday July 19, 2011 8:28 AM

Two people were killed Sunday evening in a two-vehicle crash in Athens County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at about 7 p.m. along state Route 50 near Albany.

Troopers said a vehicle driven by Fred L. Hart, 72, crashed into an embankment after it was struck from behind by another car.  His passenger, Mary A. Hart, 70, was killed.

Fred L. Hart was flown by medical helicopter to the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus where he died on Monday morning.

The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

The crash remained under investigation.

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