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Woman dies after car crashes into semi truck in Richland County

Posted at 5:11 PM, Nov 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-05 17:11:25-05

RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Richland County.

The crash happened on U.S. 30 and the entrance ramp from Lexington Springmill Road around 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday.

A 2005 silver Chevrolet Impala was entering U.S. 30 westbound from Lexington Springmill Road and turned in front of a 2014 red Volvo semi-truck that was on U.S. westbound, according to troopers.

The Impala was attempting to turn left into the median crossover, according to troopers.

The driver of the Impala, 88-year-old Frances Stamper, was transported to OhioHealth Mansfield, where she later died.

The driver of the semi truck was not injured.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected to have played a role in this crash.