Fatal Accident Investigated In Coshocton County

POSTED BY: George Hiotis
Friday, July 19, 2002 - 07:14 AM
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The Coshocton county sheriff's department is investigating a fatal accident. It happened Thursday afternoon on state route 83 north. Sheriff's deputies say 30-year-old Kyle Manuez of Millersburg was driving north on 83 when he went left of center and struck a southbound vehicle head-on. That vehicle was driven by 62-year-old Loder Lampela of Amesville. Lampela was lifeflighted to Grant Hospital in Columbus, but while enroute complications developed in Lampela's condition, and the helicopter was diverted to Knox Community hospital in Mt. Vernon. Lampela was pronounced dead there. Two passengers in Lampela's vehicle were treated and released from the hospital. The driver of the other vehicle, Manuez, is being treated at Grant Hospital in Columbus. The accident remains under investigation.

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