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Two killed in Monroe Twp. crash

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From our medi partner the Toledo Blade:

CONTINENTAL -- Two people were killed and four others were hurt in a head-on crash in Putnam County's Monroe Township, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.

Francisco Mata Valle, 34, of Hamilton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rafael Herrera, 32, also of Hamilton, was flown by medical helicopter to St. Rita's Medical Center, where he later died.

A pickup truck pulling a car hauler was eastbound on State Rt. 15 west of State Rout 634 about 8 a.m. Monday when it went left of center and struck a westbound pickup head on, troopers at the patrol's Lima post said.

The driver of the car hauler, Kenneth West, 43, of Pioneer, and a passenger, Jerry Stoller, 66, of Bryan, are in fair condition at St. Rita's. A third passenger was treated and released.

The driver of the second pickup, Horacio Alvarado Fucando, 36, of Hamilton, is in critical condition at St. Rita's, troopers said.

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