2 People Killed In Champion Road Crash Of 2014 Audi

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Two people were killed in a crash on Champion Road on Tuesday night.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was notified at 8:55 p.m. regarding a single-vehicle crash reported in the 6000 block of Champion Road, Harrison. 

Authorities said a 2014 black Audi was traveling south on Champion Road and in a left curve lost control. The vehicle went off the roadway on the right side into a grassy area before striking a tree at the wood line. 

Both the driver and the front-seat passenger died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash. 

At this time it is unknown if impairment is involved, but the investigation does suggest the vehicle appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed, authorities said. 

The investigation is being handled by HCSO Traffic Division.

 



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