3 dead in Sandusky County crash

Posted by LS - email

SANDUSKY COUNTY (WTOL) - Three people are dead after a crash in Sandusky County. It happened Sunday afternoon, March 1 on State Route 53 near County Road 119 in Rice Township.

The Ohio State Highway patrol says 51-year-old Carlene Barker of Port Clinton drove across the center line. She hit an SUV head on driven by 58-year-old Roscoe Cannon, Jr. of Fremont.

Both drivers died on the scene. A passenger in Barker's car, 45-year-old Timothy Vance senior, Sr. also died.

A third passenger was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. There is no word on that person's condition.

The Fremont Post of the State Highway Patrol believes alcohol was a factor in the crash. Both drivers were wearing seat belts, troopers said.

Cannon was employed in the advertising department of our media partner, the Toledo Blade. Read more about the crash on the Toledo Blade site: Head-on crash kills 3.