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2 dead, 1 injured, after SUV crosses lane, colliding with another SUV


PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Two people are dead after the car they were riding in crossed lanes and was struck by another vehicle.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash that occurred shortly before 10 p.m. Friday on Johnstown Road in Plain Township.

The driver of a 2008 Dodge Caliber was traveling southbound when the driver of a 2005 Buick Rendezvous crossed over into that lane. The two cars collided.

Police said both occupants in the Buick died. Eighteen-year-old Haley Meadows, of Johnstown, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was identified as 20-year-old Gregory Long. He was pronounced dead a hospital a short time later.

The driver of the Caliber was 33-year-old Heather Thomas. She was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.

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