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More details released in fatal accident at Thayer Road and State Route 81

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The driver was traveling north on Thayer Road when he stopped at a stop sign and then proceeded into the path of a Regional Transit Authority bus traveling east on State Route 81. The driver was traveling north on Thayer Road when he stopped at a stop sign and then proceeded into the path of a Regional Transit Authority bus traveling east on State Route 81.
State Highway Patrol says they believe drugs may have been a factor with the at-fault vehicle which was the Kia Spectra. State Highway Patrol says they believe drugs may have been a factor with the at-fault vehicle which was the Kia Spectra.

Authorities have released the names of the individuals involved in the fatal car crash Monday at Thayer Road and State Route 81.

The driver and three passengers in the Kia Spectra were all from Wisconsin. The driver was traveling north on Thayer Road when he stopped at a stop sign and then proceeded into the path of a Regional Transit Authority bus traveling east on State Route 81. Killed was 29-year-old William Samp who was a back seat passenger of the Kia. Another passenger, 25-year-old Danielle Marquardt was transported with life threatening injuries to Lima Memorial Hospital. The driver and one other passenger along with the bus driver were also transported with non-life threatening injuries.

State Highway Patrol says they believe drugs may have been a factor with the at-fault vehicle which was the Kia Spectra. The accident remains under investigation and will be turned over to the prosecutor's office once completed to see if any charges will be filed.

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