Patrol investigating double-fatal crash in Columbiana County

Liverpool Township fatal accident

LIVERPOOL TWP., Ohio (WYTV) –¬†Police are investigating a double-fatal accident on U.S. Route 30 in Liverpool Township.

The accident happened just before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes, just south of Ohio Route 170.

According to the Lisbon post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a red 2006 Chrysler Town and Country van ran into a tree. The patrol said two women died in the crash.

The driver has been identified as Leanne Nicholson, 46, of Martins Ferry, Ohio. The Lisbon post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the passenger’s name is not yet being released.

According to a release sent by the patrol, the driver was using a seat belt when the crash happened. Police are not sure whether the passenger was using a seat belt. The Columbiana County Coroner’s Office pronounced both dead at the scene.

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