Flatrock Township

FLATROCK TOWNSHIP — The Henry County Sheriff’s Office reported a Sunday morning accident claimed the life of two individuals.

A press release issued by Sheriff Michael Bodenbender stated deputies responded to the report of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of state routes 281 and 108 at 10:59 a.m. Upon arrival, it was reported emergency personnel found the operators of both vehicles were deceased.

The sheriff’s office reported the individuals were identified as Benjamin C. Illiff, 18, of Holgate, and Joseph J.W. Hunt, 29, of Rising Sun, Ohio. It was reported no other individuals were involved in the accident, which remains under investigation.

The intersection was shut down for approximately two and a half hours. Deputies were assisted by Holgate Fire and Rescue, Henry County South Joint Ambulance District and the Ohio Department of Transportation.

(Information courtesy of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.)

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