Woman killed in Clinton County crash

GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash in Green Township.

It happened on SR 73 near milepost 20 just after 6 p.m. Monday evening.

Police say a Chevy Blazer driven by Cheryl Dotson, 36, of Hillsboro, was traveling southbound when she traveled off the right side of the roadway and overcorrected. She then traveled left of center, off the left side of the roadway, overturned, and struck a mailbox and a ditch.

The vehicle landed on its wheels and Dotson drove it for about three miles before it became disabled.

Dotson's front seat passenger, Julie Chesser, 23, of Hillsboro, was pronounced dead at the scene. Dotson was taken to Clinton Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the crash remains under investigation, but alcohol is believed to be a factor.

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