2 killed after head-on crash in Fairfield County

2 killed in head-on crash in Fairfield County (10TV)

HOCKING TOWNSHIP, Ohio (10TV) -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol confirms two people have died and three others are injured after a three-vehicle crash in Fairfield County.

It happened just after 8 p.m. on Wednesday on US 22.

Troopers say 72-year-old John T. Doe, of Lancaster, was driving eastbound on US 22 when his car went left of center, side swiping one vehicle, sending them into a guardrail, and Doe's car then hit another vehicle head-on.

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Troopers say Doe and his passenger, identified by OSHP as 73-year-old Maryland Doe, of Lancaster, were both killed in the crash.

OSHP says three other people involved in the crash, including a juvenile, were transported to local hospitals to be treated for their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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