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      8-year-old killed in Monroe County crash

      The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that killed an 8-year-old on Monday afternoon.

      The 2-vehicle accident happened along Telegraph Road, at Wood Road, in LaSalle Township around noon.

      A preliminary investigation has revealed 26-year-old Amanda R. Russell, of Toledo, was traveling northbound on Telegraph Road when her vehicle collided with a mini-van traveling eastbound Wood Road.

      Russell, along with three passengers ages 4, 7 and 8, were transported by Monroe Community Ambulance to St. Vincentâ??s Hospital in Toledo, OH.

      The 8-year-old was pronounced dead at St. Vincentâ??s Hospital, Russell and the two other children were last listed in stable condition.

      60-year-old Sue A. Black, of Monroe, was driving the min-van at the time of the crash and her condition is not known.

      Authorities say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash and believe everyone was wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

      The crash remains under investigation, anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 734-240-7493.