Nichole Hannahs

Fatal Accident Investigated

by Nichole Hannahs on February 5, 2014 at 6:51 am

A fatal accident remains under investigation in Perry County.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said the crash took place Tuesday just before 9p.m.  on Tunnel Hill Road just east of Melon Hill Road.

The patrol reported 33-year-old Charles Mauller of Crooksville was traveling east on Tunnel Hill in a 1991 Ford Ranger truck when he lost control and traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a guard rail, a culvert and overturned.

The passenger in the vehicle 77-year-old Raymond Mauller, of Dresden, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.