2 dead, 3 injured in Butler County crash

ST. CLAIR TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Two people died and three people were injured after a crash in Butler County late Wednesday night.

It happened just before 10 p.m. in the 4800 block of Auspurger Road in St. Clair Township.

Police say Shirlena Hornsby, 68, was traveling eastbound on Auspurger Road when her vehicle traveled left of center and was struck by a westbound vehicle operated by Ronald Young, 18, of Trenton.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

Three of Young's passengers, William Stamper, 18; Brittany Centers, 16; and Joshua Lykins, 19, are all suffering from serious injuries. Lykins was flown to the hospital.

All of the teens are either recent grads or students at Edgewood High School.

Several crashes were reported late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning because of icy road conditions. Police have not said if this crash was weather-related, but it remains under investigation.

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