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Local News: A service of Reid Health

(Whitewater, IN)--A five-year-old Union County girl was pronounced dead Friday morning because a man tried to pass on a double-yellow line on State Road 227 near Whitewater Thursday.  A northeast Ohio man slammed head-on into 24-year-old Britney Byrley of Brownsville.  Both Byrley and a five-year-old girl were flown to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.  Byrley was listed in critical condition Friday morning.  Investigators Friday morning also said that the five-year-old, Jocelyn Gesell, has died.  An infant in the car suffered less serious injuries.  Both children were properly restrained.  Charges against the man who caused the crash are pending.  He was not seriously hurt.