UPDATE: Mother and 4-Year-Old Daughter Identified as Victims of Vinton Co. Crash

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UPDATE 8/31/15 @ 9:40 p.m.
VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A mother and her 4-year-old daughter are identified as the people who died Monday after a head-on crash on Ohio 93 in Vinton County, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports.

Sarah Arnett-McMaster, 29, of Creola, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. It happened in the area of Bethel Road at Swan.

Her 4-year-old daughter, Ashiah Chambers, was flown to Children's Hospital in Columbus by helicopter. She died there later Monday afternoon.

Troopers say McMaster was driving north on Ohio 93 in a Chevrolet Cavalier and crossed the center line, colliding with a southbound 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 50-year-old woman from Fletcher, Ohio, was taken to Hocking Valley Hospital in Logan, Ohio. She was treated for minor injuries and released.

The crash was reported just after 12:30 p.m. Monday.

Troopers say the pickup truck driver was wearing her seatbelt, but McMasters was not. Her daughter was in a booster seat, but it was not properly installed, according to troopers.

Ohio 93 was closed for about two hours during the investigation. Several agencies assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol at the scene.



UPDATE 8/31/15 @ 4:25 p.m.
VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The Ohio Highway Patrol says two people have died after a crash Monday afternoon in Vinton County.

The crash was reported about 12:35 p.m. on SR 93, in the area of Bethel Road, in Swan.

OHP originally reported to WSAZ one person had died in the crash, but now says a second person has died from their injuries.

The names of the victims have not been released.

SR 93 was closed for several hours after the crash. It was reopened around 4 p.m.

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ORIGINAL STORY 8/31/15 @ 2:32 p.m.
VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- One person is dead after a crash in Vinton County.

The crash was reported about 12:35 p.m. on SR 93, in the area of Bethel Road, in Swan.

Ohio Highway Patrol says two vehicles were involved.

OHP tells WSAZ one person died in the crash.

SR 93 is closed in the area. No word when it will reopen.

OHP and the Vinton County Sheriff's Office has crews on the scene.

No other information has been released.

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