Person killed after pickup truck crashes into house in Monroe

Person killed after pickup truck crashes into house in Monroe

MONROE, Ohio (FOX19) - Monroe police say one person was killed when a pickup truck crashed into a house in Butler County Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the 5700 block of old Hamilton-Lebanon Road around 11:11 a.m.

Police say the truck crossed the median and northbound lanes of Route 4 in Monroe before leaving the road and crashing into the rear of the home.

One person inside the house was killed, police say. Their name has not been released.

Police say the driver of the pickup was taken to UC West Chester in serious condition.

Witnesses tell FOX19 NOW the driver may have experienced a medical episode.

The Butler County Emergency Management Agency, Butler County Technical Rescue, Liberty Township Fire and Fairfield Township Fire Departments worked to stabilize the home as emergency crews tried to locate the resident, said a news release from Monroe police.

The crash is currently under investigation.

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