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O.S.P. Investigates Two Deadly Crashes in Wood County

Two separate accidents on I-75 in Wood County claimed two lives over the weekend.


The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports the first incident occurred on Friday, December 2 at approximately 10:19 p.m. Troopers from the Bowling Green Post responded to a single vehicle crash that occurred on Interstate 75 near mile post 196 in Perrysburg Township.


Dennis Amrhein, age 73, of Temperance, Michigan was driving a 2022 Jeep Grand

Cherokee northbound on Interstate 75. Mr. Amrhein drove off the left side of the roadway

into the median and struck a concrete bridge pillar. Mr. Amrhein was transported to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center by Rossford EMS where he was pronounced deceased.


Amrheinn was a well known car dealer and owned Grogan’s Towne Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Toledo.


A second incident occurred Saturday night further south on I-75 at approximately 10:13 p.m. Troopers from the Bowling Green Post responded to a three vehicle crash that occurred near

mile post 171 in Henry Township, Wood County.


Ivory Quinn, age 30, of Toledo, Ohio was driving a 2008 Cadillac SRX northbound on

Interstate 75. Ms. Quinn failed to maintain control of the vehicle on the roadway, crashed,

and became disabled in the left lane of I-75.


Brandy Houghtalling, age 34, of Whitehouse, Ohio was driving a 2014 Ford Fusion

northbound on Interstate 75, and struck the now unoccupied disabled Cadillac SRX in the

left lane. Ms. Houghtalling’s vehicle then struck a 2010 Toyota Camry, driven by Jamal

Holmes, age 49, of Toledo, Ohio, also traveling northbound on I-75.


Ms. Houghtalling was pronounced deceased at the scene.


Mr. Holmes and his three passengers were transported to the Wood County Hospital with

non-life threatening injuries.


Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in this crash. The crash is still under investigation at

this time.

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