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One Person Dead After Head On Crash In Madison County

One person is dead after a head on crash involving two vehicles on I-70 East in Madison County Saturday afternoon.
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One person is dead after a head on crash involving two vehicles on I-70 East in Madison County Saturday afternoon.

It happened at mile-marker 83.

Traffic was diverted onto SR 29 while the road was closed.

Ohio State Highway Patrol-West Jefferson responded to the crash.

Thomas Farley, 27, was driving a Dodge Avenger when he crossed the median, heading into oncoming eastbound traffic.

He struck a Toyota Prius head on. Laura Martinez, 50, was driving the car and sustained severe, but non-life threatening injuries. Carlos Martinez, 49, was a passenger in the car and died from his injuries.

Farley had minor injuries.

Seat belts were worn by everyone involved.

Police say Farley may have been impaired, but are waiting for tests to come back.

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