On March 27, 2021 at approximately 8:57 a.m., troopers from the Wilmington Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol were called to a head-on crash on US 50 near Carper Lane.
Stephanie Henderson, 56, of Hillsboro, and her passenger, Jamie Lowe, 58, of Hillsboro, were driving eastbound on US 50 when they drove left of center and struck a vehicle driven by Sherry Worthington, 63, and her passenger Richard Worthington, 85, of Groveport Ohio.
Henderson and Lowe were pronounced deceased at the scene. Both Worthington occupants were flown to area hospitals.
US 50 was closed by ODOT for approximately 4 hours and the crash remains under investigation. The patrol was assisted by Paint Creek Fire and EMS and the Highland County Sheriff’s Office.
April is Distracted Driving month and the patrol would like to remind people to put the electronic devices away until you finish your trip.