Pregnant mom, 2 children dead in Ohio crash - 13abc.com Toledo (OH) News, Weather and Sports

Pregnant mom, 2 children dead in Ohio crash

Posted: Updated:

BEDFORD, Ohio (AP) - A pregnant woman and 2 of her daughters are dead after a crash in northeastern Ohio.

Authorities say a third daughter is hospitalized with critical injuries after the crash Friday night in Bedford, just outside of Cleveland.

Officials identified the woman as 30-year-old Maria Thorpe of Maple Heights. She was six months pregnant. The crash also claimed the lives of 2 of her daughters, ages 8 and 5. Two other daughters were injured in the crash.

Investigators say another motorist ran a red light and struck the car Thorpe was driving shortly before 10 p.m. They believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

No charges have been filed.

  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Amanda Bacon sentenced to life in prison

    Amanda Bacon sentenced to life in prison

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:54:03 GMT
    A judge has sentenced Amanda Bacon to life in prison for the murder of her infant son. A jury found the Toledo woman guilty on murder and child endangerment charges last week.
    A judge has sentenced Amanda Bacon to life in prison for the murder of her infant son. A jury found the Toledo woman guilty on murder and child endangerment charges last week.
  • Toledo Zoo in running for best in the U.S.

    Toledo Zoo in running for best in the U.S.

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:16:00 GMT
    The Toledo Zoo is in the running to be named the best in the country.
    The Toledo Zoo is in the running to be named the best in the country.
  • Firefighters battle two separate fires

    Firefighters battle two separate fires

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:47 AM EDT2014-04-24 14:47:08 GMT
    Toledo Fire Department battled two separate fires on Thursday morning.
    Toledo Fire Department battled two separate fires on Thursday morning.

Area Events Calendar

See It, Shoot It, Send It!