Victim named in deadly Warren County crash involving semi, farm tractor
WARREN COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) - One person is dead following a crash Tuesday afternoon involving a semi tractor-trailer and farm tractor in Wayne Township.
Ohio State Highway Patrol says the semi tractor-trailer combination and a farm tractor were both headed southbound on U.S Route 42 shortly before 3 p.m.
Troopers say the semi struck the farm tractor from behind and then the semi went off the side of the road, through the median, across the northbound lanes and turned over in a ditch.
Etsey Pringle, 63, of Waynesville, was thrown the farm tractor and died at the scene, according to OSHP.
Edward Williams, 68, of Middletown had to be extricated from his semi-tractor trailer.
Troopers say Williams sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken by CareFlight Air to Miami Valley Hospital.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time, OSHP says.
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