Fatal Accident in Williams County
By: Sheila McCrea - Friday, July 23, 2021

STRYKER, OH - A semi-truck crashed into a minivan, killing a woman and injuring 5 others, in Williams County, Ohio Thursday night.

According to Ohio State Police, a Wyoming man was driving a minivan northbound on State Route 101 at around 5:45 p.m. when he stopped at the stop sign at State Route 34. Reports indicate he then pulled forward from the stop sign and was struck by a semi-truck, which was driving westbound on State Route 34.

A 35-year-old female passenger in the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others, an adult and a child, were flown to a hospital with critical injuries. Two more children, along with the minivan's driver, were taken to a different hospital with non-critical injuries.

Authorities did not not specify in their news release if the driver of the semi-truck was injured or not.

Drugs or alcohol are NOT suspected to be factors in the crash.


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