UPDATE: Half Million Dollar Bond For Driver In Colerain Twp. Fatal Crash

Charles Mason / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Charles Mason / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office


Update: Charles Mason was arraigned in court on Wednesday. His bond was set at a half million dollars.

Update: Police have charged Charles Mason with two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, carrying a concealed weapon and possession of drugs. he will be in court on Monday morning.


The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says alcohol and possibly drugs may have been factors in a crash that killed two people early Saturday morning in Colerain Township.

29-year-old Matthew Shelton and 21-year-old Makenzie Kirby, both of Cincinnati, were killed when their car was hit head on in the 10300 block of Pippin Road. Investigators say a van traveling north crossed the center line and caused the accident. The van was driven by 40-year-old Charles Mason of Cincinnati.

Mason was taken to University Hospital and listed in serious condition. The crash is being investigated by the Hamilton County Sheriff's traffic safety unit and no charges have been filed yet.