Investigators have been on the scene of a fatal car crash on U.S. 68 in Yellow Springs today as they uncover details about what happened. Tune in to News Center 7 at 5 tonight to learn more about the crash and the victim.

Miamisburg woman charged in Clark Co. fatal crash

The driver who allegedly caused the crash, 22-year-old Rima Jamil Shteiwi, of Miamisburg, denied charges today in Clark County Municipal Court.

On March 26, Shteiwi was driving a GMC sport utility vehicle when she turned into the path of a Toyota Yaris, driven by 64-year-old Marion Sanderson, of Springfield, at U.S. 68 and Springfield-Xenia Road, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Springfield Post.

Sanderson died as a result of his injuries.

Shteiwi pleaded innocent to charges of vehicular homicide and failure to yield the right of way, as well as vehicular manslaughter and failure to drive on the right side. She was released on her own recognizance.

If convicted, Shteiwi could be sentenced to a maximum of 180 days in jail.

UPDATE @ 5:14 p.m. (March 26):

A 64-year-old Springfield man was killed this morning when an SUV turned in front of him on U.S. 68, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Springfield Post.

Marion Sanderson was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the highway patrol’s preliminary investigation, Sanderson was driving a 2007 Toyota Yaris north on U.S. 68 when a 2007 GMC Acadia driven by 22-year-old Rima Shteiwi of Miamisburg turned into his path while trying to turn east onto Springfield-Xenia Road from south U.S. 68.

Sanderson was wearing his seat belt, troopers said.

Shteiwi and her passenger, 32-year-old Mark Harris of Dayton, were treated and released from Springfield Regional Hospital.

The crash remains under investigation, according to the highway patrol.


One person died in a two-vehicle crash in Clark County today.

Marion Sanderson, 64, of Springfield, died in the crash at the intersection of Springfield Xenia Road and U.S. 68.

The crash was reported around 11:30 a.m.

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