Nathan Johnson Death – Three people died following a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening on Interstate 70, in Cambridge Township, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. One of the victims has been identified as Nathan Johnson. According to reports, Nathan Johnson, a resident of Fairborn, Ohio and his two young girls passed away from injuries sustained in the automobile crash. Thoughts and prayers are with his friends, family and community during this difficult time.
How did the crash happen?
According to authorities, an accident occurred involving Raymond Clifford from Orange County, Florida, who was driving a 2018 Freightliner commercial vehicle traveling westbound, and Nathan Johnson from Fairborn, who was driving a 2015 Nissan Versa traveling eastbound. The incident took place when the semi veered off the roadway, crossed the median, and collided with the Nissan and a guardrail. The semi eventually came to a stop on the south side of the eastbound lane, while the Nissan came to rest in the median.
How did Nathan Johnson die?
Tragically, Johnson was pronounced dead after being transported to Ohio Health Hospital in Cambridge. Two individuals in the Nissan, whose identities were not disclosed by the patrol post, were also pronounced dead at the scene. Clifford received medical treatment for his injuries at Ohio Health Hospital and was subsequently released.
Multiple organizations assisted at the scene, including the Ohio Department of Transportation, Cambridge Fire Department, Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office, United Emergency Medical Services, Guernsey County Coroner, Guernsey County Emergency Management, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Lloyd’s Towing, and Road Warriors Towing. The New Concord Police Department aided in traffic control. The incident remains under investigation.
The family will release an obituary and funeral arrangements for Nathan Johnson.
Related story: Fairborn Mourns The Loss Of Lily Clingner
In a tragic incident occurring on Friday morning around 11:50 am, Lily Clingner, a 17-year-old driver behind the wheel of a VW Beetle, lost her life in a collision at the intersection of Dayton-Xenia Road and Trebein Road in Beavercreek Township.
The VW Beetle was heading east on Dayton-Xenia Road when it proceeded into the intersection and collided with a dump truck traveling south on Trebein Road. Lily Clingner, a high school senior at Fairborn, was driving the Beetle at the time of the accident. The vehicle also had two passengers whose identities and current conditions have not been disclosed. Both passengers were promptly transported to local hospitals for treatment.
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