MADISON COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead and three others injured in a two-vehicle crash in Madison County Tuesday night.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol West Jefferson Post, the crash happened on US-42 at Price-Hilliards Road at approximately 5:15 p.m.
OSHP said a 2005 Toyota Highlander driven by a 21-year-old Hilliard man was traveling west on Price-Hilliards Road when it failed to stop at a stop sign. A 2004 Ford F-350 pickup truck traveling south on US-42, driven by a 77-year-old Plain City woman, hit the passenger side of the Highlander, police said.
A passenger in the Highlander, identified as Candra Mari Rinehart, 22, of Irwin, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said she was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Grant Medical Center with serious injuries. A passenger in the pickup truck was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital, also with serious injuries.
According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, US-42 reopened just before 10 p.m.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office, Pleasant Valley Fire and EMS, Madison County Coroner’s Office, and the Ohio Department of Transportation responded to the scene.
The crash remains under investigation. Police do not suspect alcohol or drugs to have played a factor in the crash.