Fatal Accident in Fairfield County

Fatal Accident in Fairfield County

by Kelly Choate on November 13, 2012

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.