Troy man indicted for crash that killed Englewood woman

DAYTON — Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. announced today (February 24) that 37-year-old Scott Gray, of Troy, was indicted for a fatal vehicle crash in Vandalia that took place on July 11, 2015.

During the early morning hours of July 11, 2015, the victim, 37‐year‐old Melissa Carlson, of Englewood, was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck by the defendant’s vehicle on South Dixie Drive near Crestview Drive in Vandalia. Gray fled the scene on foot. Carlson and two passengers in Gray’s car were all transported to the hospital.

Days after the crash, Gray turned himself in to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Gray’s vehicle event data recorder showed that he was traveling 101 mph five seconds before the crash and 76 mph one second before the crash in a marked 35 mph zone.

Gray did not have a valid driver’s license at the time of the crash.

On September 5, 2015, Carlson died as a result of the injuries she sustained in the crash.

On February 24, Gray was indicted for:

  • One count of Vehicular Homicide (driving under suspension)
  • Three counts of Failure to Stop After Accident

A warrant has been issued for Gray’s arrest.

Gray is scheduled to be arraigned on March 10 at 8:30 a.m.
Englewood resident dies as a result of accident

Reach the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office at: 937-225-5757. General Information available at: [email protected]