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Published: Saturday, 1/18/2014

Autopsy pending on infant delivered after fatal car crash

BLADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES

An autopsy is pending on an infant who was delivered by emergency cesarean section when the mother was fatally injured in a Lima, Ohio, car crash.

The infant died at 10:12 p.m. Friday in the neonatal intensive care unit at Toledo Hospital, said Dr. Diane Barnett, a Lucas County deputy coroner.

His mother, Ashley Dyer, of Lima, died about 7:50 p.m. Thursday in Lima Memorial Hospital, Allen County Sheriff Sam Crish reported.

Authorities said Ms. Dyer was westbound on State Rt. 117 near the Allen County Fairgrounds about 4:35 p.m. when she lost control of her vehicle on the snowy roadway. The vehicle slid sideways and across the center line into the path of a sports-utility vehicle, driven by 18-year-old Drew Schimpf, of Lima. He was not injured, but his passenger, Kendal Schimpf, 13, was treated for non-life threatening injuries, authorities said.



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