One man killed in three-car crash in Lorain County, another driver flown to the hospital

BROWNHELM TWP., Ohio - One person is dead after three vehicles collided in Lorain County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a pickup truck was going south on Baumhart Road in Brownhelm Township Thursday evening when it went over the center line, sideswiped one car then hit another head-on.

The truck then toppled onto its passenger side and hit a guardrail.

The driver of the truck, 20-year-old Christopher Dewitt, of Elyria, was flownn to MetroHealth Medical Center.

The driver of the second car, 28-year-old Dale Welty of Vermilion, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the truck received minor injuries. The driver of the first car was not hurt.

The crash is still under investigation.

Print this article Back to Top