2 dead, 2 injured in Medina County crash

2 dead, 2 injured in Medina County crash

LITCHFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - The

is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Sunday just before 10 p.m. on state Route 83 at the intersection of W. Smith Road in Litchfield Township.

According to OSHP, Houston Loyd, 84, of Wellington, was traveling in a Chrysler Town & Country westbound on W. Smith and Jessica Shortland, 25, of Wakeman, was traveling in a Chrysler PT Cruiser northbound on SR 83. OSHP says Loyd failed to yield at a stop sign and struck Shortland's vehicle, causing it to travel off the road and roll several times. Loyd's vehicle also went off the road and came to rest in a field.

Shortland and her passenger, Mary Curney, 36, of Elyria, were ejected from the vehicle. They were transported to Medina Hospital and pronounced dead.

Loyd and his passenger, Martha Loyd, 80, of Wellington, were transported to Medina Hospital and later transported to MetroHealth Hospital with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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