DELAWARE CO., Ohio (WCMH) — A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of one child in Delaware County.
The accident happened around 11:30am Tuesday on State Route 37 in Radnor Township. According to the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Susan Walker, 55, lost control of her vehicle and went off the road. Her vehicle hit a tree on the north side of the road and came to rest in a ditch.
Walker had two passengers in her car, Elijah Fife, age 2, and Ellie Fife, age 1. Walker and Ellie Fife were transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Elijah Fife was taken to Grady where he was later pronounced dead.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office says drug or alcohol use is not a suspected factor in the accident. The crash remains under investigation.