UPDATED STORY (12/15/21 6 A.M.): PORTSMOUTH, OH (WOWK) – One person has died following Tuesday’s crash in Scioto County, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers.

Troopers say Tracie C. Malone, 43, of Portsmouth, was attempting to enter the roadway from a private drive when she was struck by a vehicle that was traveling northbound on US-23. Malone was taken to an area hospital but later died from her injuries. She was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Two others were injured in the crash. There is no word on their conditions at this time. The crash remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY (12/14/21): PORTSMOUTH, OH (WOWK) – Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a crash that sent three people to the hospital.

According to troopers at the scene, a car backing out of a driveway along US-23, failed to yield.

A car going north on 23, crashed into the car backing out.

Both drivers and a passenger were taken to the hospital in serious condition.

No names are being released, but we’ve confirmed their ages to be 23, 43 and 78.

The crash is still under investigation.