The Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle injury crash that occurred just before 6pm Thursday on US 35 near the U.S. Route 50 split. 

19-year-old Rhiahna D. Harrison of Jackson was driving eastbound on US 35, as was 80-year-old Margarot A. Taborn of Hamden. Harrison’s vehicle struck Taborn’s vehicle in the rear, causing the crash.

Harrison refused medical treatment at the scene despite minor injuries.

Taborn was transported to Adena Regional Medical Center and was released from Adena later that evening. 60-year-old Joni R. Sonnanstine, was a passenger in Ms. Taborn’s vehicle. Ms. Sonnanstine was transported to Adena Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.

Drug impairment is suspected to be a factor in the crash and the crash remains under investigation.