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 Office also responded to the scene. The accident remains under investigation.