Harpersfield Township - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that resulted in one fatality. At approximately 1:50 A.M. on March 12, 2007, Troopers responded to a traffic crash on Interstate 90 westbound just east of milepost 220 in Harpersfield Township.
Unit I was a Freightliner semi-tractor/trailer driven by Jerry L. Kelly, 34 years old, of St. Joseph, Missouri sustained minor injuries. Brandon M. Mack, 21 years old, of Sparta, Illinois was a passenger and sustained minor injuries.
Unit 2 was a 2007 Ford Taurus four door sedan driven by Kenneth I. Johnson, 50 years old, of Buffalo, New York. Karen Johnson, 44 years old, of Buffalo, New York was a passenger and was flown to Cleveland Metro Hospital by Stat Medvac for injuries sustained in the crash.
Preliminary investigation shows Unit 1 was traveling westbound on Interstate 90. Unit 2 was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes on Interstate 90 causing a head-on collision. Unit I was then forced off the right shoulder and down an embankment before coming to final rest