Coroner IDs woman killed after truck crashes into house

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Truck crashes into house in Monroe

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A 69-year-old woman was killed Wednesday when her Monroe house was struck by a pickup truck, according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office.

Jill Allen died at the scene after the truck slammed into her residence in the 5700 block of Hamilton-Lebanon Road. The coroner listed Allen’s cause of death as blunt force trauma and manner of death an accident.

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Monroe police Sgt. Joshua King said Thursday there was another resident at home at the time of the incident who survived. There was no additional information Thursday from Monroe Police.

The crash happened shortly after 11 a.m. when a truck traveling south on Ohio 4, near the Ohio 63 exit, went across the northbound lanes, through a fence and into a house in the 5700 block of Hamilton-Lebanon Road.

King said the truck hit the rear of the house.

The driver of the truck was taken to an area hospital and is in serious condition. The name of the driver has not been released by police.

Crews were at the scene for hours investigating and working to stabilize the house. Northbound Ohio 4 also was closed for hours and reopened about 3 p.m.

Emergency units work to remove a truck that slammed into a Monroe house this morning NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
Emergency units work to remove a truck that slammed into a Monroe house this morning NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

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Credit: Nick Graham

Emergency units work to remove a truck that slammed into a Monroe house this morning NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
Emergency units work to remove a truck that slammed into a Monroe house this morning NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

Emergency units work to remove a truck that slammed into a Monroe house this morning NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
Emergency units work to remove a truck that slammed into a Monroe house this morning NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

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