89-year-old Killed in Crash

POSTED BY: Kelly Mills
Friday, December 2, 2011 - 07:25 PM

A Newark woman was killed Friday when she was ejected from a vehicle and pinned.

According to the Newark Police Department, around noon a van driven by Margaret Hannigan of Newark was northbound on North 21st Street when she attempted to turn onto Moull Street. Hannigan's van was struck by another van driven by Linda Lees of Newark. A passenger in Hannigan's van, 89-year-old Dorthy Strait, was ejected and pinned under one of the vehicles. Strait was extricated, but died while being lifeflighted to the hospital.

Hannigan, Lees, and a passenger is Lees' van, Anna Wheeler were all taken to Licking Memorial for treatment.

The investigation is continuing.


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