Both drivers in a head on crash at Dayton-Springfield Road and Haddix Road were taken to Miami Valley Hospital with serious injuries Monday afternoon. The driver of the red car was taken by CareFlight.

Woman appears in court in vehicular manslaughter case in Clark County

Theresa G. Kidd pleaded not guilty in court Tuesday.


A woman has been charged in connection with a crash that killed a 93-year-old woman in Clark County in November.

Theresa G. Kidd, 57, of Fairborn, faces one count of vehicular manslaughter, a second-degree misdemeanor. She’s scheduled to appear in Clark County Municipal Court on Tuesday morning.

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Kidd was driving a 2000 Dodge Caravan on Dayton-Springfield Road shortly after 2:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, when she allegedly went left of center, striking a 1999 Plymouth Breeze driven by Ruth Clensy, 93, also of Fairborn, according to court records.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Dayton-Springfield and Haddix roads in Mad River Twp.

Both Kidd and Clensy were taken to Miami Valley Hospital after the crash. Clensy later died at the hospital.

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Kidd told troopers after that crash that she was going to her grandson’s house in Enon to take him cigarettes but didn’t know what happened after that, according to court records.

No alcohol or drugs were suspected in the crash, the report says.


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