Man dies after car slams into Xenia house

Car in to house in Xenia. (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)
Car in to house in Xenia. (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – The Greene County Coroner’s Office has now identified a man who ran his car into a house Tuesday night.

Police say Joseph Kratzer, 55, of Spring Valley Township, hit a house on Wilson Drive around 9:00 p.m.

Investigators say he struck two homes before his car came to rest.

He died at Greene Memorial Hospital.

The investigation continues. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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