LUCAS COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Patience Renee Chaney, of Lorain, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday vehicle crash in Lucas County.

Chaney, 45, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Swanson Friday night.


According to reports, Chaney was operating a KIA Optima on US-20 near Turtle Creek Drive in Swanton, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 10:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle then came into contact with a Lincoln Navigator operated by 28-year-old Joshua Wheeler, of Swanton.

Chaney was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

It is unknown if Wheeler suffered any injuries in the wreck.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Lucas County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is bordered to the east by Lake Erie, and to the southeast by the Maumee River, which runs to the lake. As of the 2010 census, the population was 441,815 – Wikipedia.