(11-27-19) The Ohio State Highway Patrol is mourning the tragic loss of Motor Carrier Enforcement Inspector (MCEI) Kimra J. Skelton following an on-duty traffic crash in Miami County.

The crash occurred at approximately 6:47 a.m. on Interstate 75 in the city of Troy. MCEI Skelton was parked in a crossover when her vehicle was struck by a 2017 Ford F-250 that was traveling northbound. The truck, driven by Christopher G. Coorough (44) of Kettering, traveled off the left side of the road and struck MCEI Skeltonโ€™s patrol vehicle. Coorough sustained minor injuries and was later transported to Kettering Medical Center in Troy.

MCEI Skelton (49) has been a member of the Patrol since October 2005. She is survived by her husband and two children.

The crash remains under investigation.