Eastbound Interstate 70 near Zanesville was closed for several hours Sunday after a crash that killed two people, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred at 2:20 p.m. on I-70 near the Norwich exit when a 1999 Ford Explorer was traveling westbound on the interstate.
According to the patrol, the vehicle went into the median, became airborne, overturned and traveled into the eastbound lanes of I-70.
One person was ejected from the vehicle, and another was partially ejected.
Both occupants died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
The victims were identified as 25-year-old Tamara Carnes, of Pittsburgh, and 27-year-old Omar Lawson, of McKeesport, Penn.
I-70 east was closed west of the crash scene for more than three hours during the investigation. Motorists were routed to state Route 40 as a detour.
The highway reopened at about 7 p.m.