Two Die in Noble County Accident

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The Cambridge Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating the second double fatal accident in one day. Troopers say just after 6:00 pm Thursday 43-year-old Benjamin Larsen of Ripley, West Virginia was driving west on State Route 78 in Noble County, went left of center and struck another vehicle. It was driven by 55-year-old Paula Eikleberry of Woodsfield. A passenger in the Eikleberry vehicle, 79-year-old David Phillips of Woodsfield was pronounced dead at Southeastern Ohio Medical Center. The patrol say the driver of the other vehicle, Larsen was also pronounced dead at the hospital. The crash remains under investigation.

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