2 killed in Fairfield County head-on crash

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FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Ohio - Two people are dead in a crash that happened in Fairfield County on Tuesday, according to the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the two-vehicle crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on US-22, otherwise known as Cincinnati-Zanesville Road, just southwest of Lancaster.

According to OSHP, 39-year-old Douglas Starcher Jr. was traveling east on US-22 in a Lincoln LS and went left of center and hit a Subaru Impreza driven by 55-year-old Charles Shaw in the westbound lane.

Both drivers died from their injuries at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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