ASHLAND COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Todd Brown, of Galion, Ohio and Steven Kubyako, of Greenwich, Ohio, have been identified as the victims in a Friday double-fatal vehicle crash in Ashland County.

Brown, 35, and 34-year-old Kubyako, were both killed in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson Township Friday afternoon.


According to reports, Brown, Kubyako and another person were traveling in a Chevrolet Silverado on OH-302 in Jackson Township, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 3:45 p.m. Friday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a Ford F-450 pickup truck. Both vehicles then exited the roadway, entered a culvert and burst into flames.

A female in the Chevy was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Brown and Kubyako were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt trauma and thermal injuries.

The 50-year-old male Ford driver, was treated and released after suffering minor injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Ashland County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 53,139. Its county seat is Ashland. The county is named for “Ashland”, the home of Senator Henry Clay near Lexington, Kentucky – Wikipedia.