Woman killed, man injured in head-on crash

A head-on crash on Ohio 61 in Richland County killed a Shelby woman and injured a Willard man early Thursday morning.
Sandusky Register Staff
Dec 28, 2013

Kimberly Welch, 22, of Shelby, was pronounced dead at the scene.

William Funk, of Willard, was taken to Shelby Med Central, where he was in critical but stable condition, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said.

Welch was driving a Honda Accord north on Ohio 61 at about 5:30 a.m., when she slid left of center near the Shelby city limits and collided head-on with Funk’s southbound vehicle, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation, troopers said.