Blanchester woman dies in single-vehicle accident

News Journal

VERNON TWP. – A Blanchester woman died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night on SR 730 north of Pansy Road.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse, operated by Cheryl Wetz, 60, of Blanchester, was traveling northeast on SR 730 at about 6:31 p.m.

The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, then overcorrected and went off the left side of the roadway before striking a tree, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Wilmington Post.

Wetz, the only occupant of the vehicle, was transported to Miami Valley Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

No other vehicles appear to have been involved.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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