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Two killed in Green Township crash

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Posted at 9:10 AM, Jul 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-21 09:10:52-04

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash.

The crash happened around 2:15 a.m. on State Route 511 in Green Township.

A 2015 Ford Focus was driving south on State Route 511, when it went off the road to the right, struck a guardrail and overturned into a ravine.

Both occupants were ejected from the vehicle.

Lacy Sprang, 37, and Matthews Evans, 37, both from Perrysville, were pronounced dead at the scene.

State Route 511 was shut down for four hours while troopers investigated.

Troopers said neither occupants is believed to have been wearing a seat belt.

Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.