Police Investigate Fatal Weekend Crash in Colerain


Authorities with the St. Clairsville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol say one person is dead and two are hospitalized after a one vehicle car crash that occurred over the weekend on US 250 in Colerain.

Officials say Zane McSwords, 23, of Martins Ferry died on scene. John Cook, 18, and George Finnicum, 23, both of Adena, Ohio, were transported by helicopter to a Pittsburgh area hospital. No updates have been given on the survivors conditions.

According to police, two people had been ejected from the vehicle and one was trapped in the back seat when police arrived on scene.

All aspects of the crash remain under investigation, and no further information is being released at this time.

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