UPDATE: Woman killed after vehicle rear-ends Rumpke truck in Butler County

UPDATE @ 10:50 a.m.

Oxford Twp. police confirm that the 52-year-old woman has died after a crash today in the 6700 block of Stillwell Beckett Road.

Her name will not be released until her next of kin can be contacted.

The woman was driving east on Stillwell Beckett near Oxford Reily Road when she struck the stopped trash truck, police said. She was transported to McCullough Hyde Hospital.

It's unclear what led the crash. The road was closed in both directions as police investigated the crash.

Martin Schneider, administrator for the Butler County Coroner’s Office, told the Journal-News an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning.

“After the autopsy has been performed, we will relay the preliminary findings to the family,” Schneider said. “After that, we will release any information that we can to the public.”


A woman was reportedly trapped inside her vehicle after it rear-ended a Rumpke truck on Stillwell Beckett Road in Butler County this morning.

Crews removed her from the vehicle, and a medical helicopter was requested, but it could not respond due to the weather, according to a Butler County dispatcher. There was no immediate information available on her injuries.

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The crash occurred at 7:45 a.m. in the 6700 block of Stillwell Beckett Road, and a dispatcher said the driver “rear-ended” the truck.

Emergency dispatch traffic indicated crews arrived on the scene to find the woman breathing but unconscious before removing her from the vehicle.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more.

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