Stories tagged with: Fatal Accident

June 27, 2015 - 10:09pm
3 days 17 hours ago

**UPDATE 11:18 a.m.**

In a press release, the Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed the names of the people involved in Saturday night's fatal accident. 

Cory Cox, 33 of Newark was pronounced dead at the scene. He was driving a 2014 Harley Davidson eastbound on S.R. 16 when Bryan Welsh, 49 of Coshocton, who was also heading eastbound failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and struck Cox's motorcycle in the rear. 

Both Cox and the...

June 10, 2015 - 8:42am
3 weeks 1 day ago

The State Highway Patrol said speed is believed to be a factor in an early Wednesday morning crash that killed one person.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said around 1:30 Wednesday morning, 22-year-old Robert R. Canter of Lancaster was traveling south on County road 33A, when he failed to maintain control of his vehicle.

He drove off the right side of the roadway, crossed over County Road 37, striking a ditch and fence.

Troopers said he wasn't wearing a...

May 22, 2015 - 9:30pm
5 weeks 6 days ago

The State Highway Patrol says one man is dead after an accident on Adamsville Road Friday evening.

The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. just north of Northfield Road.  The State Patrol said 16-year-old Stephanie Straube of Zanesville was traveling southbound and went left of center striking a northbound vehicle head-on.  

The male driver of the northbound vehicle, identified as 44-year-old Donald Sowers Jr. of Zanesville, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The...

May 11, 2015 - 5:15am
7 weeks 3 days ago

Top stories for Monday, May 11, 2015.

Mothers Day Dinner

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Washington Township Fire Department hosted it's 47th Annual Mothers Day Dinner Sunday. According to Fire Chief Gene Hanning all of the money raised goes towards the operation of the department and the purchasing of equipment.

First Baptist Church's New Location

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - During a special service Sunday, the First Baptist...

May 8, 2015 - 7:55pm
7 weeks 6 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Friday in Licking County.

It happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. on State Route 16 in Granville Township.  According to the patrol, James B. Loats, 46, of Granville was traveling eastbound on State Route 16 in a 2003 Ford Taurus.  His vehicle then traveled left of center and struck a 2014 Mack truck driven by 57-year-old David C. Edwards of Somerset.

Edwards was uninjured, but Loats was pronounced...

April 24, 2015 - 7:18am
9 weeks 6 days ago

Top stories for Friday, April 24, 2015

Fatal Accident

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the State Highway Patrol, one person has died and one person has been critically injured after State Route 60 South Thursday evening. The accident remains under investigation.

Dead Newborn Investigation

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriffs Office is investigating the discovery of a dead newborn baby on Muskingum...

April 23, 2015 - 10:37pm
9 weeks 6 days ago

One woman is dead, and a man is critically injured after being hit while riding their bicycles Thursday evening.

It happened around 5:10 p.m. on State Route 60 South near Shelly and Sands. According to Sgt. Kevin Kelley of the State Highway Patrol, a van being driven by 66-year-old Marjeane B. Hammer of Blue Rock was heading north on 60 when she went off the right side of the roadway slamming into the back of the two cyclists who were also heading north.

One of the cyclists, 42-...

March 21, 2015 - 9:15pm
14 weeks 5 days ago

A woman is dead following an accident Saturday evening in Coshocton County.

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office says they received a 911 call just before 6:00 p.m. in reference to a one vehicle accident with injuries on County Road 5. The accident occurred near the intersection of SR 93 on County Road 5 in Lafayette Township.

The driver of the vehicle was traveling south on County Road 5 when he lost control and struck a tree. Both the driver and his passenger were transported...

January 24, 2015 - 8:32pm
22 weeks 5 days ago

The Licking County Sheriff's office is investigating a fatal field accident. 

The accident occurred Saturday near 14091 Drury Road N.W. in northwestern Licking County. Two men, who were well acquainted were working with one another. The accident happened while 40-year-old Sidney J. Donohue of Johnstown, Ohio and 35-year-old Eddie Fairall were attempting to pull a tractor out of deep mud. Donohue was in between the tractor and another construction vehicle to hook a small chain...

December 23, 2014 - 8:17am
27 weeks 2 days ago

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Barr Pleads Not Guilty

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ) - The suspect charged with shooting two Zanesville men at a home on Woodlawn Avenue appeared in common pleas court Monday. 18-year-old Robert Barr pled not guilty to two counts of attempted murder, felonious assault, and three counts of aggravated robbery.

Single Vehicle Fatal Accident

THORNVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - A Thornville woman is...

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