One dead in Brown County crash

Damon Huff - [email protected]papers.com
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GEORGETOWN, Ohio – One person is dead and five injured following a traffic accident in Brown County on June 6.

According to reports, troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol answered a call about a crash involving three vehicles on U.S. 68 in Pleasant Township at around 7:30 p.m.

Troopers said that Steve Cluxton, 29, of West Union, lost control of his 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix while going southbound on U.S. 68. He allegedly went left of center and struck a northbound 2009 Ford F-150.

According to reports,the Pontiac continued and struck a second vehicle, a 1991 GMC Sonoma.

Cluxton as well as the driver and the passengers in the F-150 were taken to Mount Orab Mercy Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released, according to reports.

The driver of the Sonoma, Taylor Davis of Georgetown and his passenger, Elethia Davis of Georgetown were both taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. According to authorities, Elethia Davis died from her injuries after transport. Taylor Davis remained in stable condition as of press time.

OSHP is continuing an investigation into the accident and said that alcohol and/or drugs may have played a factor in the event. Preliminary investigations indicate that Elethia Davis was wearing her seat belt, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers.

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Damon Huff

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