State Patrol Investigates Serious Injury Crash




Deerfield Township - The Ravenna Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on State Route 14 near mile post 25 at approximately 11:16 am on February 24, 2015.  A 1999 Dodge Durango was westbound on State Route 14.  A 2013 Isuzu N-Series Truck was traveling eastbound on State Route 14.  The 1999 Dodge went left of center striking the 2013 Isuzu head-on.


The 1999 Dodge Durango was driven by 52 year old James V. Romosca of Deerfield, Ohio.  Mr. Romosca was transported from the scene by life flight and taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio where he is listed in critical condition.  Mr. Romosca was not wearing his safety belt.


The 2013 Isuzu N-Series Truck was driven by 37 year old Dennis M. Yukich, Jr. of Alliance, Ohio.  Mr. Yukich was transported from the scene by Palmayra Township EMS to Robinson Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Mr. Yukich was wearing his safety belt.


Alcohol and speed do not appear to be a factor in the crash.  This crash remains under investigation.