Two killed, one injured in Route 32 crash

April 13th, 2012    Author: Kristin Bednarski    Filed Under: News

Emergency service personnel respond to a fatal car crash on SR 32 April 9. Two men were killed in the crash and one woman was injured.

Two men were killed in a car crash on state Route 32 in Williamsburg April 9.

The crash occurred at approximately 3:07 p.m. at the intersection of SR 32 and Dela Palma Road. Ernest Webb, 65, and Brian Ahrens, 43, both of Williamsburg, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Williamsburg Township Emergency Services Department and other first responders reported to the scene after the crash, and eastbound Route 32 was closed for several hours.

“Unfortunately, there were two fatalities,” Lieutenant Wayne Price, commander of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post, said after the crash. “A driver and passenger.”

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Shawna Doss, 34, of Sardinia was driving a 2003 Buick Rendezvous east on SR 32, and Webb was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu north on Dela Palma Road.

The two vehicles impacted within the intersection of SR 32 and Dela Palma Road.

Doss was transported to Mercy Health-Clermont Hospital where she was treated for her injuries.

Price said it was not immediately clear what had caused the crash in the intersection.

He said the crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

“We have some witnesses,” he said.

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