SR 12 crash claims life of man, baby

A man and an infant died early this morning after being involved in an accident on SR 12 Sunday evening.

Drugs appeared to have played a role in the accident, according to State Highway Patrol.

According to State Highway Patrol, Casey Monroe, 21, of Burgoon, and Dhruv Misra, 6 weeks, had been taken by Life Flight to Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center and died early this morning.

Monroe had been traveling northeast on SR 12 in a 2006 Pontiac G6, crossed the center line and struck a 2014 Dodge Journey head-on, according to State Highway Patrol.

Dhruv was a passenger in the Dodge Journey, which was driven by Vipin Misra, 30, of Findlay. Other passengers were Durgeshwari Misra, 32, and Madhave Misra, 2.

Vipin, Durgeshwari and Madhave were taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to State Highway Patrol.