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Fatal Crash

On Sunday, August 19th at 2:45pm, the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a call of a two vehicle injury crash on Disterdick Lane near Franklin Furnace.

Kacey M. Crisp, 23, of Ironton was traveling north on Disterdick Lane in a 2011 Ford Fusion. Travis J. Stormes, 33, of Ironton was traveling south on Disterdick Lane on a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle. Mrs. Crisp was driving left of center in a curve. Mr. Stormes took evasive action but struck the side of Mrs. Crisp’s car.

As a result of the crash, Mr. Stormes received serious non-life threating injuries and was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, WV. His passenger, Samantha L. Stormes, 24, of Ironton received serious life-threatening injuries and was flown to St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, WV. Mrs. Crisp was not injured in the crash.

On Sunday, August 26th, the Cabell County Medical Examiner advised the Portsmouth Post that Mrs. Stormes had died as a result of her injuries.

Mr. and Mrs. Stormes were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation at this time

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