LITHOPOLIS, Ohio (AP) — A driver who lost control of his vehicle crashed into a roadside produce stand being operated by a woman and her young daughter, killing the child and leaving the mother critically injured.
The accident in Lithopolis occurred around noon Thursday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.READ MORE: Suspects Accused Of Stealing No Parking Signs And Ripping Down Flags Expected To Turn Themselves In
The 67-year-old driver, Kim Horton of Canal Winchester, failed to negotiate a curve and went off the road, hitting the two victims before striking a house and a tree, authorities said. He was treated for minor injuries.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Ready For Booster Shots Once Feds Give OK, Acting Health Secretary Says
The child was pronounced dead at the scene, while her mother, Elizabeth Jones, 38, of Carroll, was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The child’s name has not been released.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Partners With Kiwibot To Launch Robot Delivery System
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