The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident involving two vehicles in Chillicothe.
The accident happened on US 23 near Rozelle Creek Road Saturday night, February 6, around 12:12 p.m., according to a news release.
A vehicle, driven by Crystal Biller, 37, of Galloway, Ohio, was southbound on US 23 near Rozelle Creek Road when the driver of another vehicle, Jessica Maynard,25, of Beaver, Ohio, crossed the median and struck Biller’s vehicle head on.
Both Huntington and Scioto Township Fire Departments responded to the scene along with Huntington Township Squad and Portsmouth Ambulance.
Both drivers were pronounced dead on the scene by the Ross County Coroner.
Tow passengers in Biller’s car were flown to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio by Medflight.
Due to the crash, the road was closed for several hours with traffic having to be diverted by the Ohio Department of Transportation.
The crash remains under investigation.