Driver identified after SUV crashes into Clermont County home

Published: Nov. 16, 2021 at 5:27 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2021 at 6:36 AM EST
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CLERMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - The driver killed early Tuesday when their car crashed into a Pierce Township home has been identified.

Around 2:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of White Oak Road, Vicki Ruth Zieger Pollitt, 44, of Amelia, was going around a curve in her SUV when it went off the road, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Pollitt overcorrected and the SUV hit a home, troopers said.

The car and the house caught on fire, but crews were able to put it out.

The 44-year-old died at the scene of the crash, OHP said.

Two people inside the home at the time were evacuated and are not hurt, Pierce Township Fire Chief Craig Wright said.

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