UPDATE: Victim identified in weekend fatal crash in Butler County

UPDATE @ 3:05 p.m., Jan. 7

The Butler County coroner’s office has identified the victim in Sunday’s fatal Hanover Twp. crash as Paula D. Behrens, 58, of Hamilton.

Behrens died of multiple traumatic injuries, according to the coroner’s office.

UPDATE @ 2:40 P.M., Jan. 6:

A 58-year-old woman was pronounced dead following a single-vehicle accident Sunday morning.

Butler County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jason Rosser said the Butler County woman, whose identity is not yet being released, was traveling on Reily Millville Road just east of Cochran Road in Hanover Twp. when she lost control over the vehicle and crashed into a tree.

He said there was nothing suspicious about the accident, and believes she “could have had a medical problem” just before the crash.

Rosser said the woman was unconscious but breathing when she was transported by ambulance to a landing zone for a medical helicopter. However, he said her vitals “changed dramatically,” and she was pronounced dead at the landing zone.

Rosser said investigators are still working to contact the woman’s next of kin.

We’ll update this story as more information becomes available.

UPDATE @ 1:21 P.M., Jan. 6:

A person has died in the single-vehicle crash reported earlier today in Hanover Twp.

Details of the crash have not yet been released, but dispatchers confirmed the injured person has died.

We’ll update this story as more information becomes available.

INITIAL REPORT, 10:36 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 6:

One person is injured in a single-vehicle crash in the 4300 block of Reily Millville Road in Hanover Twp.

Details of the accident have not yet been reported, but Butler County dispatchers report a medical helicopter has been dispatched to the accident scene.

The call came in at 9:36 a.m. today.

We’ll report more information when it becomes available.

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