George Hiotis

Van In River Investigated

by George Hiotis on December 27, 2010 at 5:40 am

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office says a van ended up in the Muskingum River – and initial fears that someone may still be in the vehicle have turned out to be true. It happened around 4:30 this morning (Monday) near 30-58 Licking Road. The sheriff’s department rescue team has responded to the area. The Muskingum County Coroner has been called to the scene which indicates a fatality has occurred. No other details have been released. The fatal accident is being investigated by the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol.