The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that occurred Monday at 4:22pm on State Route 356 in Vinton County.

A 2008 BMW was being driven southbound on State Route 356 by 44-year-old Aaron Mans from Columbus. The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

26-year-old Jazmin Sloter of Nelsonville and 44-year-old Cheri Gifford of New Marshfield were passengers in the vehicle. Sloter and Gifford were pronounced dead at the scene by the Vinton County Coroner. Mans was flown to Cabel-Huntington Hospital with incapacitating injuries by Med Flight helicopter.

State Route 356 was closed for over four hours during the investigation.