Stories tagged with: Fatal Accident

April 24, 2013 - 1:22pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

A Zanesville man charged in connection with a fatal accident appeared Wednesday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court for an arraignment hearing.

30-year-old Michael Wood pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of aggravated vehicular homicide and a misdemeanor count of OVI.

The charges stem from an accident that happened December 1st of 2012 on Linden Avenue.

Zanesville Police say Wood was driving a car that struck a utility pole. A passenger...

April 22, 2013 - 4:41am
1 year 13 weeks ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol investigates a two vehicle crash that took place Sunday afternoon and leaves one dead.

The Patrol said that 35-year-old Jody Bice, of Caldwell, died at the scene of the accident on US 22 near County Road 57. The Patrol reported that a 2005 Dodge 2500 Ram Truck driven by a juvenile went left of center striking her 2008 Chrysler Pacifica and forcing it off the road and into a guardrail. 

Two children...

December 23, 2012 - 10:48pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

A fatal accident on Interstate 70 has claimed the life of one man.

It happened around 5:30 this evening. According to Trooper Todd Henry of the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. A pick up truck traveling in the westbound left lane near the Norwich exit went off the left side of the road, overcorrected, traveled back across the right side of the highway, went through a guardrail, overturned multiple times and ended up in a ravine....

December 23, 2012 - 10:42pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

An accident killed one woman and sent nine people to the hospital Sunday.

The three car accident occured around 2 p.m. near mile post one on State Route 16 in Coshocton County. An SUV traveling East went left of center striking a minivan in the Westbound lane head on. A minivan traveling West behind the van then collided with the accident.

The minivan that was struck head on had five passengers, the driver, Christopher Stemm, a 30-year-old from Creston was flown to Grant Hospital...

December 14, 2012 - 6:04pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol released the name of the man found dead in a vehicle Friday in Muskingum County.  Sergeant Kay Perkins says troopers are investigating a one vehicle accident on Dresden Road about one mile south of State Route 16.  Troopers say 24-year-old Matthew Aaron Smith of Dresden was driving his pick-up truck north on Dresden Road, went off the right side, struck a tree, went over a steep embankment and into a shallow canal.  Investigators found...

December 6, 2012 - 8:57am
1 year 32 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol Thursday released the name of the person killed in an accident Wednesday evening.  Troopers say 42-year-old Travis Roush of Zanesville was driving south on State Route 60, failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the roadway.  His vehicle went over an embankment which caused the vehicle to overturn and eject Roush.  Muskingum County Coroner Dr. Perry Kalis pronounced Roush dead at the scene.  Sergeant K.B. Kelley says alcohol is...

December 2, 2012 - 8:17pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

A Newark man dies after crash near Muskingum-Coshocton county line.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol says Timothy Hopkins was traveling west on Ohio 16 in a Ford Focus. Around 4 p.m. Hopkins went left of center and collided with a semi less than a mile east of the Muskingum-Coshocton county line.

Hopkins was taken by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus. The patrol says he was then pronounced dead from his injuries.

The semi driver, Robert Patterson,...

December 1, 2012 - 4:54pm
1 year 33 weeks ago

An early morning accident on Linden Avenue leaves one person dead.

Around 5:30 Saturday morning, a car traveling northbound on Linden struck a utility pole causing severe damage. One occupant inside the vehicle, April L. Smythe, 32, of Zanesville was found inside the vehicle. She was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital where she was pronounced dead from her injuries.

The other occupant left the scene of the accident and has not yet been located. No other...

November 13, 2012 - 12:50am
1 year 36 weeks ago

One person is dead after an accident in Fairfield County Monday night.

The State Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 6 p.m. on Millersport Road in Walnut Township.  24-year-old Melanie Kriger of Pickerington was traveling southbound when she lost control of her Chevy Cavalier, went off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

She was transported to Fairfield Medical Center by Thurston Fire Department, where she later died.  The Fairfield County Sheriff's...

October 23, 2012 - 9:37am
1 year 39 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident.  It happened around 11:00 Monday morning on Norfield road in Muskingum County.  Troopers say 74-year-old Kitty Funk of Norwich was traveling west on Norfield road and drove into the rear of a Muskingum County tractor that was mowing the grass on the berm.  Investigators say it is possible that Funk suffered some type of medical problem prior to the accident.  The Highway Patrol says the...

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