Ironton woman killed in accident

Published 8:16 am Wednesday, August 29, 2018

FRANKLIN FURNACE — An Ironton woman died after being involved in a motorcycle accident.

Around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol got a call about a two-vehicle injury crash on Disterdick Lane near Franklin Furnace.

According to the OSHP, Kacey M. Crisp, 23, of Ironton, was traveling north on Disterdick Lane in a 2011 Ford Fusion and Travis. J. Stormes, 33, of Ironton, was traveling south on Disterdick Lane on a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle.

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Crisp was driving left of center in a curve and Travis. J. Stormes took evasive action but struck the side of the truck.

Travis. J. Stormes received serious, non-life threatening injuries and was transported via ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington.

Samantha Stormes, 24, received life-threatening injuries and was flown to St. Mary’s Hospital. The Cabell County Medical Examiner said Samantha Stormes died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Neither of the Stormes were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

Crisp was not injured in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.