Two dead after crash in Butler County
MONROE, Ohio (WXIX) - Two people are dead following a crash Saturday in Monroe.
Units were called to State Route 63 at the Yankee Road intersection at approximately 12:30 p.m., according to a release from Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Matthew Keener.
OSP said that a woman was driving eastbound and hit a vehicle that was attempting to turn west onto SR-63.
The driver of the vehicle struck was Jacob Baker, 38, of Monroe, who was pronounced dead at the scene, OSP confirmed.
OSP also confirmed that Baker’s passenger, 65-year-old Charles Taylor Jr., of Middletown, was taken to Atrium Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Monroe Police Department.
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