Two Killed in Vinton County Crash

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Two people were killed in a head-on crash in Vinton County Monday morning.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says Robert E. Johnson, Jr., 55, of McArthur and Kyle M. Garrison, 23, of Tiffin, Ohio died in the accident on SR 93.

The accident happened about 6:30 a.m. in Swan Township.

Troopers say Johnson was traveling north and Garrison traveling south at the time of the accident.

After hitting head-on, troopers say Johnson’s SUV went off the right side of the road and came to a stop in a field. Garrison’s pickup overturned and came to the rest on the highway.

M.r. Garrison was wearing a seat belt; Mr. Johnson was not wearing one, according to troopers.

No word which vehicle crossed the center line.

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