Woman dies in Clermont County crash

BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that killed an Amelia woman.

The crash occurred Wednesday night at 11:14 p.m. on SR 132 just south of Lucy Run Road.

Police say Martha Eckert, 77, of Amelia, was driving her Ford Escort southbound on SR 132 when she drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a guardrail and several trees.

Eckert was taken to Clermont Mercy Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police say she was not wearing a seatbelt. The crash remains under investigation.

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