Nichole Hannahs

Fatal Accident at Putnam Hill Park

by Nichole Hannahs on July 28, 2011 at 5:19 am

Zanesville Police investigate a fatal accident.

Lt. Tony Coury said police were dispatched to Putnam Hill Park at 110 Pine Street at 5:54pm Wednesday evening.

When they arrived officers discovered a vehicle in the park had heavy front end damage and had struck a tree.

Witness said the vehicle came north off Cliffwood Avenue and the driver 24-year-old Joshua Lobuono from Zanesville, was yelling he had no working breaks.

A front seat passenger 89-year-old Walter Scipio of Zanesville received life threatening injuries and passed away at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.

Lobuono received minor injuries and was also transported to Genesis Good Samaritan. No charges have been filed.