Woman identified in fatal crash in Sugarcreek Twp.

(Photo: Jeff Glover)

SUGARCREEK TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – Police say a woman is dead after her car drove into a Sugarcreek Township pond Friday afternoon.

She has been identified as Samantha Botts, 27, from Sugarcreek Township.

Emergency crews are still searching the pond but believe she was alone in the vehicle.

Police say they believe she lost control of her vehicle striking a fire hydrant and then drove through a fence into the pond.

The pond is about six-feet deep, according to officials.

The accident happened in the 4300 block of East Briggs Road around 5:20 p.m.

Dive teams and emergency crews from around the area responded to the call for help.

2 NEWS has a crew on the scene and will continue to follow this story. Stay with WDTN.com and 2 NEWS for the latest developments.

Keep checking WDTN.com for the latest news, weather and sports. To get alerts for breaking news, grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts here.

Don’t miss another post on Facebook or Twitter for all the latest breaking news

WDTN.com 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s