Newark Man Involved in Fatal Accident

by Erika Brooks on December 2, 2012 at 7:18 am

A Newark man dies after crash near Muskingum-Coshocton county line.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol says Timothy Hopkins was traveling west on Ohio 16 in a Ford Focus. Around 4 p.m. Hopkins went left of center and collided with a semi less than a mile east of the Muskingum-Coshocton county line.

Hopkins was taken by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus. The patrol says he was then pronounced dead from his injuries.

The semi driver, Robert Patterson, 34 of McDermott was not injured or taken to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.