Local Woman Killed In Car Wreck

POSTED BY: George Hiotis
Monday, July 1, 2002 - 04:58 AM
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One person is dead after a weekend car accident. The Coshocton county sheriff's department reports that 33-year-old Elizabeth Meckley of Coshocton was traveling south on state route 621 when a tractor driven by 51-year-old Andrew Hunter of Fresno, pulled onto 621 from county road 406 and into Meckley's path. Investigators says Meckley swerved to avoid hitting the tractor, and went off the road and into a ditch. Meckley was pronounced dead at the scene. Three passengers in Meckley's car were lifeflighted to Akron General Hospital....and two other passengers were taken to Coshocton Memorial Hospital. The driver of the tractor was not hurt. The accident, which happened Saturday, remains under investigation.

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