Woman killed in car-into-house crash in Columbiana County identified

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The 41-year-old woman and her husband were both hit after a pickup truck crashed into their house early Sunday morning, troopers said

KNOX TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – The person killed after a car crashed into a house in Columbiana County Sunday has been identified.

Jennifer Moreland, 41, died as a result of the crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Troopers said she and her husband, 41-year-old Joshua Moreland, were inside their house in the 2400 block of Knox School Rd. in Knox Township early Sunday morning.

A pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Joseph Matz, of Homeworth, Ohio, went off the road and hit their house just before 3 a.m.

Joshua Moreland was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

Matz was not seriously hurt.

Investigators said alcohol and drugs are suspected to be factors in the crash.

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