Fatal accident in Coshocton County


COSHOCTON COUNTY, Ohio–The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two vehicle accident that left one person dead and another seriously injured.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Chestnut Street and North 2nd Street in Coshocton.

Authorities said 22-year-old Zachary Spragg of Coshocton was driving east on Chestnut Street approaching the intersection when he failed to stop for the light and struck a vehicle that was travelling northbound on N. 2nd Street .

That vehicle was driven by 59-year-old Luke Jacobs of Coshocton.

Authorities said Jacobs was taken to Coshocton Regional Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

A passenger in his vehicle, 57-year-old Peggy Jacobs, was taken to Genesis Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Spragg was not injured in the accident which remains under investigation.

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