Woman killed in Clermont County crash

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Police investigate fatal crash in Clermont County.
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Posted: 11/09/2012

JACKSON TWP, Ohio - A 30-year-old woman is dead after a fatal crash involving a dump truck in Clermont County Friday afternoon.

The two-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of State Route 133 and Weaver Road in Jackson Township around 3 p.m.

According to a police report, Samantha Maphet, 30, of Williamsburg was traveling westbound on Weaver Road in a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire. A preliminary investigation shows that Maphet failed to yield at a stop sign when turning left onto State Route 133. Her vehicle was struck by a dump truck operated by Arnold Smith, 43, of Blanchester who was traveling northbound on State Route 133.

Maphet was pronounced dead at the scene.

Smith was treated for minor injuries, but no other injuries were reported.

Police say speed, drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors at this time, but the crash remains under investigation.

9 News will update this story once more information is available.

Stay with 9 News and WCPO.com for updates.


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