JASPER, Ohio (WCMH) — A 7-year-old girl is dead and her mother charged after a single-vehicle crash in Pike County on Monday afternoon.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened at approximately 3:43 p.m. on Jasper Road west of Jasper.
A 2005 Ford Focus driven by Chasity D. Bliss, 43, of Piketon, was heading east with her two daughters in the backseat, police said. The Focus then drove off the road and hit a driveway, a utility pole, and a tree before stopping in a field.
Bliss’ 7-year-old daughter was killed in the crash, troopers said. Her other daughter, 5, was uninjured. Police believe the 7-year-old was not restrained at the time of the crash.
Police said Bliss was allegedly impaired. She was arrested on a charged of aggravated vehicular homicide and taken to the Pike County Jail.