Nichole Hannahs

One Dead, Three Others Injured in Perry County Accident

by Nichole Hannahs on June 17, 2016 at 2:55 am

 One person is dead and three others injured following an accident on State Route 13 in Perry County.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said it took place Thursday just after 5pm in Thorn Township.

The patrol reported  that 19-year-old Layne Wilkes Crossett, of Rushville, was traveling north on State Route 13 when his vehicle went left of center striking a car traveling south driven by 47-year-old George P. Wilson Jr.

Wilson Jr.  was transported to Fairfield Medical Center with serious injuries.

Crossett was also taken to Fairfield Medical Center where he succumbed to his injures.

Two others in Wilson Jr’s  car, 71-year-old George P. Wilson and 23-year-old Aaron P. Wilson both of Crooksville were taken to Fairfield Medical Center with non life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.