CINCINNATI (AP) -- Five Ohioans have been killed in Christmas Eve car crashes.
Twenty-three-year-old Nicholas Wilson of New Richmond died after his car veered off State Route 132 in southwestern Ohio, hit a guardrail and flipped several times before landing upside-down in a creek.
In Cincinnati, 28-year-old Orion Finnigan crashed into the back of another car before hitting a second car. He and the driver of the second car, 78-year-old Arnold Curtis Jr., were killed.
Police say speed and alcohol were likely factors.
In Saint Joseph Township in northwestern Ohio, 42-year-old Timothy Hartsock was killed after a car ran a stop sign and hit his car.
In the Village of West Liberty in western Ohio, 81-year-old Norma Jeannine Thomas-Smith of Urbana was killed after she crossed the center line and hit another car head-on.