Nichole Hannahs

Woman Dies in Perry Co. Accident

by Nichole Hannahs on July 28, 2014 at 11:28 am

A Crooksville woman loses her life following a Saturday afternoon traffic accident near Ceramic Road on State Route 93.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said 80-year-old Virginia Compston died of her injures at Fairfield Medical Center.

The Patrol reports that just after 4p.m. Saturday, Compston was traveling south on State Route 93 when her vehicle went left of center, striking a Dodge truck, driven by 32-year-old John Spears, of Roseville.

Spears was turning onto State Route 93 North.

The Crooksville EMS/Fire Department responded to the scene and Compston was taken by Air E-Vac to Fairfield Medical Center where she later died. Spears was uninjured.

The crash remains under investigation.