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2 killed in head-on crash in Richland County

Charmeka Sherman, 33, and Brian Hall, 37, both died in the collision in Blooming Grove Township Monday morning.

BLOOMING GROVE, Ohio — Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision on State Route 13 in Richland County Monday morning, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. 

At around 6:19 a.m. Monday, OSHP officials said a northbound 1997 Buick LeSabre driven by 33-year-old Sandusky resident Charmeka Sherman veered left of the center line and struck a 2016 Dodge minivan operated by 37-year-old Brian Hall of Wakeman. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. 

The crash occurred on Route 13 between Free Road and Noble Road in Blooming Grove Township. The road was closed in both directions for approximately four hours following the deadly accident, but has since reopened. 

Personnel from the CB&S Joint Fire District, the Ohio Department of Transportation, and Valley Towing assisted at the scene. OSHP is currently investigating the crash.

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