2 deaths reported in northwest Ohio crash

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DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) -- The state Highway Patrol reports two people have been killed in a two-vehicle crash in northwest Ohio.

Authorities at the Patrol's Defiance post say 25-year-old Lucas J. Carnahan and his passenger, 23-year-old Constance M. Gray, both of Defiance, were killed when Carnahan lost control of his Jeep and crossed onto the wrong side of state Route 66 and was hit by a pickup truck around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the driver of the pickup, 20-year-old Bradley E. Bodenbender, of Bryan, Ohio, was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

It wasn't known immediately whether the area's harsh winter weather contributed to the crash. Highway lanes were closed as troopers investigated.