Briana Malaska

Authorities investigating sheriff’s deputy involved crash

by Briana Malaska on October 12, 2017 at 9:36 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an injury accident involving an on-duty Muskingum County Sheriff’s deputy.

The crash occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday, at the intersection of Linden Avenue and Taylor Street. According to Sgt. Jeffrey Jirles, 23-year-old deputy Logan Wisecarver was responding to an emergency call when a second vehicle operated by 84-year-old Franklin Young of Zanesville turned left into the path of the deputy’s car.

Both drivers and a female passenger, 80-year-old Ester Young, were injured in the crash and transported to Genesis Hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.