Southington woman killed in Ravenna crash

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RAVENNA, Ohio (WYTV) – A 27-year-old Southington woman was killed in a crash in Ravenna on Thursday morning.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol identified the victim as Carly Desenburg. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Portage County Coroner.

Desenburg was driving a 2010 Hyundai Accent on State Route 59 when investigators said she failed to stop at the intersection of State Route 5, striking a 2000 Honda Odyssey mini-van, driven by Jeannette Charlton, of Norton. The Odyssey was traveling southwest bound on Route 5 at the time of the crash.

Desenburg’s car traveled off the road striking a pole after hitting Charlton’s car.

Charlton  was seriously injured in the crash and was taken to University Hospitals Portage County Medical Center by the Ravenna Fire Department. Her car was heavily damaged.

There were two passengers in Desenburg’s car — 22-year-old Zachary M. Placer, of Hubbard, who taken by Life Flight to Akron City Hospital with severe injuries; and 26-year-old Levi Holmes, of Brookfield, who was taken to Akron City Hospital by the fire department with serious injuries.

Placer and Holmes are in the intensive care unit of the hospital, which did not release their conditions Thursday afternoon.

The crash remains under investigation.

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