Police: 1 killed, 2 injured in crash near Dayton


DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Ohio say a crash has killed an 18-year-old woman and injured two others.

Makenna Blanding, 18, was killed Tuesday in Warren County’s Wayne Township when she drifted into another lane on U.S. Route 42 and struck an SUV driven by 42-year-old Daniel Harvey of Xenia.

Blanding was pronounced dead at the scene. Her passenger, 25-year-old Kylee Blanding, was taken to Atrium Medical Center with injuries that are not considered life-threatening.

Harvey was airlifted to Miami Valley Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

An investigation continues.

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