1 killed, 2 injured in head-on collision

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COVINGTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A head-on crash killed a Covington woman and injured her husband a teen in Miami County around 1:00 Monday afternoon.

86 year old Esther M. Adams was pronounced dead at the scene along US 36 between Bradford and Covington.

CareFlight was called to transport her husband, 88 year old Maurice L. Adams to Miami Valley Hospital. His condition is not known.

The driver of the other vehicle, Dillon H. Blinn of Greenville was taken by squad to Upper Valley Medical Center. He is listed in fair condition.

Deputies said Greenville was headed west on US 36, when he went left of center and hit the vehicle driven by Adams head-on.

The crash remains under investigation by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office.

The case will be presented to the Miami County Grand Jury to determine what charges might be filed.

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