Stories tagged with: Fatality

June 4, 2010 - 4:16pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

 A Fairfield County man is dead after an early morning accident.

It happened around 4 a.m. on BIS Road, near Ross Road.

The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.

Sheriff Dave Phalen says 22-year-old Allen Nutter was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. The other occupant in the vehicle, 22-year-old Aaron Kline, was taken to Fairfield Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries and released.

Phalen...

June 2, 2010 - 5:14pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

A school bus accident has claimed the life of a Nashport Elementary School student. 6-year-old Kasey King of Frazeysburg left for school this morning, got on the bus, and never made it back home.

It's the day before the Tri-Valley School District was supposed to break for summer vacation. Nashport Elementary School was celebrating Field Day, with planned games and activities, but a tragic accident along State Route 60 just after 8 a.m. in Nashport cut the fun short.

Zanesville...

May 23, 2010 - 3:15pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

An 18-year-old Granville man is dead following an early morning accident.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. along Welsh Hills Road, just west of Sharon Valley Road.

A dispatcher with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Austin Layman went off the right side of the road, hit an embankment, and overturned.

When crews arrived at the scene, Granville Fire Lieutenant Casey Curtis says Layman was found outside the vehicle, and he was unresponsive. Layman was...

May 3, 2010 - 6:10pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

A Wooster man is dead after a two vehicle accident late this morning.

It happened around 11 a.m. on State Route 83 in Guernsey County, one mile north of Cumberland.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 39-year-old Algernon Rufat of Albany was traveling south in a Ford dump truck when he collided with 55-year-old Jerry Birkes who was traveling north in a Chevy Duramax truck.

"The southbound vehicle overcorrected and went left of center, striking the northbound vehicle,...

March 9, 2010 - 6:11pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

The atmosphere at Tri-Valley Middle School is Solemn. Students and staff are dealing with the death of a one of their own.

13-year-old Alison Clark was killed in a head-on collision that occurred last night.

"Obviously, it's a very sensitive time. Out of respect for Alison's memory, we really want to allow time for the family, our students, and our staff to grieve, " says principal Jennifer Penczarski.

Penczarski says the district wants to be there to help support...

March 8, 2010 - 9:02pm
4 years 24 weeks ago


A 13-year-old girl is dead after a two car crash and two other individuals are taken to the hospital with what the Dresden Fire Department says are serious injuries.

It happened around 5:15 p.m. on Raiders Road, near the intersection of Short Road, in Frazeysburg.

Brett Kanavel was a witness to the crash. He was traveling east, behind the black Intrepid.

"I noticed the brown Bonneville swerved into our lane, trying to pass a car that was in his lane. So...

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