Louden Township, Ohio — The Norwalk Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Monday in Seneca County.
The crash occurred at approximately 6 p.m. on Township Road 112 in Louden Township.
A 2014 Chevrolet Equinox was being driven east on Township Road 112 with four occupants.
After passing another vehicle, the Equinox drove off the right side of the roadway, struck a culvert, and overturned several times.
One of the occupants, 27-year-old Patricia J. Standley, of Fostoria, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected. She was pronounced dead at the scene, according to troopers.
One adult male occupant, 24-year-old Devlin T. Houghtland, who was not wearing a seatbelt, sustained incapacitating injuries and was transported to Tiffin Mercy Hospital.
A 14-month-old child, who was secured in a child safety seat, was taken to Tiffin Mercy Hospital.
A six-year-old child, who was not in a booster seat or wearing a seatbelt, suffered serious injuries and was flown from the scene to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.
Alcohol and/or drug use is unknown at this time, and the crash remains under investigation.
The OSHP was assisted by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, Bascom Fire Department, Tiffin EMS, New Riegel – Big Springs EMS, LifeFlight, Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office, Seneca County Coroner’s Office, and D&D Towing.
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