WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Two people are dead after a two- vehicle crash at U.S. 42 and Ohio 302 in Ashland County Tuesday night. }}" />

   
 
 
Two people killed in crash at U.S. 42 and Ohio 302

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 8/20/2014

Two people are dead after a two-vehicle crash at U.S. 42 and Ohio 302 in Ashland County Tuesday night.

The State Highway Patrol says Loretta Meachem, 77, of Bellevue, and Autumn Meachem, 25, of West Salem, were killed.

The patrol says Srilatha Thadur, 37, of Ypilanti, Michigan, was driving east on Ohio 302 in a 2010 Mercedes C300 at 7:42 p.m. when she ran a stop sign for eastbound traffic and hit a 2003 Chrysler Town and Country minivan driven by Josh Moore, 35.

Both vehicles ran off the east side of the road and into a yard.

Loretta Meacham and Autumn Meacham were passengers in Moore's minivan. Autumn Meachem was pronounced dead at the scene and Loretta Meachem died at Ashland Samaritan Hospital.

Moore and Autumn Meachem's four-year-old daughter were transported to Ashland Samaritan Hospital for their injuries. Thadur was taken to Ashland Samaritan Hospital for minor injuries.

The patrol says Moore, Loretta Meacham and Autumn Meacham were not wearing seatbelts. Thadur was wearing a seatbelt.

The juvenile was in a booster seat at the time of the crash.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Members of the Ohio Air National Guard's 179th Airlift Wing have an assurance their civilian jobs will never be in jeopardy over their military service. Full Story
Image1 Three people are under arrest following a drug raid Thursday in Galion. Full Story
 
Image1 The Mansfield area had another bank robbery Thursday, the second this week. Full Story
Image1 A benefit will be held Friday night at Planet Rock in Mansfield to help a widowed mother and her four sons. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Benefit To Help Widowed Mother Of Four Set For Friday

Christmas in the Blockhouse

OSU-Mansfield And NC State Hold Internship Meet And Greet

StarTek Hosts Community Town Hall Meeting

Authorities ask for help locating a missing Shelby teen

Suspected overdose leads to raid of an Ashland apartment

Former kindergarten teacher indicted on drug charges

Mansfield hotels offering free rooms on Christmas Eve

Ontario City Council seeking candidates for vacant position

More News