JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead after a crash Monday evening in Jefferson Township, Fayette County.
According to the Wilmington post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened on State Route 729 and Route 435 at approximately 5:40 p.m.
According to OSHP, a 23-year-old woman from Woodstock, Ohio, was driving a 2021 Mazda CX-30 north on SR-729 when police said she failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection, hitting a 2019 Hyundai Sonata traveling east on SR-435.
The Mazda then crossed the roadway and was hit by a Chevrolet Avalanche being driven by a 54-year-old woman for Sabina, Ohio.
The driver of the Hyundai was driven by Laralyn Lebeau, 21, of Washington Courthouse. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Mazda was treated at the scene for her injuries, while the driver of the Chevrolet was flown by helicopter to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The highway patrol is continuing to investigate.
OSHP was assisted at the scene by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson Township EMS, Med Flight, and ODOT.