Woman killed in Beaver Twp. accident

The accident happened on Route 14 on the Route 11 overpass

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BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WYTV) – Two vehicles collided Sunday evening on Route 14 in Beaver Township, claiming the life of a female passenger.

The accident happened about 5:50 p.m. on Route 14 on the Route 11 overpass.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, an SUV driven by Mark Johnson, 46, of Columbus was traveling east on Route 14 and lost control on the overpass of Route 11, crossed the center line, and struck another vehicle driven by Mark Deszaran.

The female passenger of the SUV, identified as Kimberly Johnson, 47, was ejected from the vehicle. She was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown where she died.

Mark Johnson was taken to the same hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deszaran was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.

The crash is under investigation. Police do not believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.