Services set for young couple killed in Butler Twp. crash


UPDATE @ 7:27 a.m. (Dec. 6): 

Funeral and visitation services are set for Kaitlin Bradley and Kyle Gross, the young couple killed in a crash over the weekend. 

Visitation for Kyle Gross will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at Kindred Funeral Home, 400 Union Blvd., Englewood. His funeral is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at funeral home with Pastor Todd Hoskins officiating. Interment will follow the service at Polk Grove Cemetery in Butler Twp.

Kyle Gross was a four-year letterman in wrestling in high school at Northmont High School where he graduated, reads his obituary.

Kyle Gross was also a graduate of the Miami Valley CTC - Machine Trades program. He was employed at Beau Townsend Nissan and had attended Sinclair Community College in the Business Administration program, according to the obituary.

Visitation for Kaitlin Bradley will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Kindred Funeral Home. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Arlington Cemetery in Brookville.

Kaitlin Bradley was a former student at Northmont High School. She graduated from Tri County North High School in 2016 and the Miami Valley CTC -Animal Care Management, according to her obituary.

Kaitlin was working at Perfect Paws Grooming in Lewisburg. She enjoyed cheerleading, playing sports, being with her friends and caring for animals, the obituary reads.

UPDATE @ 5:25 p.m. (Dec. 5): Excessive speed may have been involved in the weekend Butler Twp. crash on Meeker Road that left a 19- and 20-year-old dead, township Police Chief John Porter said. 

In a prepared statement released moments ago, the initial investigation shows that a 2009 red Nissan sedan was headed south on Meeker when the driver apparently lost control and struck a tree. 

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Both occupants, 19-year-old Kaitlin Bradley of Lewisburg and 20-year-old Kyle Gross of Clayton, were ejected and died at the scene, just north of the I-70 overpass. 

No one witnessed the crash but a passer-by happened upon the crash scene, went to a friend's residence nearby, and dialed 9-1-1. 

Crews dispatched about 1:20 a.m. Sunday arrived to find the severely damaged sedan and the victims. 

The investigation is continuing, Chief Porter said in the statement.

INITIAL REPORT (Dec. 5)

Two people were killed in a weekend crash on Meeker Road in Butler Twp., according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office. 

Kyle Gross, 20, of Clayton and Kaitlin Bradley, 19, of Lewisburg, both died in the crash on Meeker Road north of Interstate 70 in Butler Twp. early Sunday morning. 

Gross and Bradley died from blunt force trauma from an accident, according to records from the coroner’s office. 

Additional details about the crash were not available. Butler Twp. police have not responded to requests for information about the crash. 

We’ll update this page as we learn more.

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