Delaware child killed in crash


Staff report



The Delaware Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday on State Route 37, near Mile Post 6, in Radnor Township.

Susan Walker, 55, of Delaware, was operating a 2012 Dodge Durango eastbound on State Route 37. Walker lost control of the vehicle and went off the north side of the road striking a tree then coming to rest in the ditch, according to the OHP.

Susan Walker had two passengers in her vehicle. Elijah Fife, 2, of Delaware, and Ellie Fife, 1, of Delaware. Susan Walker and Ellie Fife were transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Elijah Fife was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Ohio Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Radnor Township Fire Department, Tri Township Fire Department, and Delaware County EMS.

Alcohol/drug use is not suspected and the crash remains under investigation.

Staff report

Information in this story was provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Information in this story was provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.