Fatal crash in Monroe is fourth in 3 days for Butler County

Ohio 63 in Monroe was shut down Monday morning after two vehicles were involved in a deadly crash.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the driver of a Honda Accord turned left from Ohio 63 to head into a Kroger gas station and struck a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle traveling west on the highway. The motorcyclist, 30-year-old Ronald Jordan Imhoff, was killed, according to OHSP.

The driver and one passenger from the Honda were taken to Atrium Medical Center with minor injuries, OSHP told Journal-News partner WCPO-9.

Deadly weekend in the county

Within a six-hour period Saturday night and Sunday morning, three people died in Butler County crashes. One was killed and another person injured when a motorcycle collided with a deer around 9:20 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 127 in St. Clair Twp.

In another crash, one was killed and two hospitalized after two vehicles with severe damage were located just before midnight Saturday in the 2100 block of Hamilton New London Road in Ross Twp. Police said there were multiple injured people in this crash. The driver of one of the vehicles died at the scene.

Another was taken by medical helicopter for treatment and one passenger was taken the hospital, police said.

Around 3:35 a.m. Sunday, there was a rollover crash reported in the 2200 block of Stahlheber Road in Hamilton. A vehicle in that crash reportedly rolled over multiple times, and responders extricated someone who died and had been trapped.

Officials are investigating all of the crashes and identities are being released upon notifcation of kin.

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