Michael Jacks, Brett Lemon Killed, 2 Hurt in Xenia Twp., OH, Accident
Xenia Township, OH -- February 1, 2017, Michael Jacks and Brett Lemon were killed, two others injured, following a head-on car accident.
Xenia Township authorities were called to the two-vehicle accident scene at around 4:00 p.m. it happened in the 2000 block of Business US 35.
Reports state that 68-year-old Jacks was traveling westbound down the highway at the time. In the opposite lanes was Lemon with two passengers. Authorities say that Lemon's vehicle crossed over the center line into the path of Jacks's vehicle. The two cars crashed head-on into each other.
As a result of the collision, both Jacks and Lemon were killed. Lemon's passengers were both taken to nearby hospitals for treatment. One of them had critical injuries.
Authorities claim that they found alcohol and drugs inside Lemon's vehicle, but they have not confirmed that these things contributed to the crash.
At this time, investigations are ongoing.
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