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WTRF. COM Update Police Investigating Fatal Crash on Route 7

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The Marietta Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that happened Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened on State Route 7 in Washington County, Ohio.

Jacob Minder, 18, of New Matamoras was northbound when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a vehicle driven by Laura Hoff, 58, of Newport. 

Hoff died as a result of her injuries sustained in the crash.

A child that was in Hoff's vehicle at the time of the crash was initially transported to Marietta Memorial Hospital and then flown to Children's Hospital in Columbus.

The New Matamoras Police Department, Washington County Sheriff's Office, Grandview Fire Department, Newport Fire Department, and the Ohio Department of Transportation all responded and assisted at the scene of the crash.

The crash is still under investigation by the Marietta post of the OSHP.