Stories tagged with: Fatal Accident

August 11, 2015 - 3:25pm
46 weeks 1 day ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday.

The sheriff's office received a 911 call Tuesday morning in reference to an injury accident, and deputies responded to the area of County Road 151 and State Route 751 in Oxford Township to investigate.

According to the sheriff's office, a pickup truck driven by 35-year-old Shawn E. Braniger of  the West Lafayette area was northbound on County Road 151 when he drifted off the right...

August 4, 2015 - 8:18am
47 weeks 2 days ago
The Granville Post of the Highway Patrol now says an early morning accident on I-70 in Licking County has claimed the life of a woman. Troopers say the crash between a semi and a van happened just after 4:00 a.m. Tuesday just past State Route 79. The Highway was closed for several hours after the accident, which remains under investigation.
August 4, 2015 - 7:31am
47 weeks 2 days ago

One person has died in a Fairfield County crash.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said 25-year-old Sean L. Snoke died from his injuries Monday night.

Troopers report that just after 7p.m. 25-year-old Nelson A. Martinez of Whitehall was traveling eastbound on County Road 7 driving a 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer when he stopped at the intersection of County Road 20, waiting to make a left turn, that's when Snoke struck the vehicle in the rear with his motorcycle.


July 16, 2015 - 11:41pm
49 weeks 6 days ago

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that occurred Wednesday night in Perry County.

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of State Route 204 and New Salem Road. When troopers arrived, they found a Pontiac G6 driven by 44-year-old Rebecca S. Silva of Thornville with heavy damage to the passenger side door and a Yamaha motorcycle driven by 56-year-old Timothy A. White of Thornville with heavy front end damage.

Silva was...

July 15, 2015 - 4:59pm
50 weeks 3 hours ago

A West Lafayette man is dead following an accident Wednesday in Coshocton County.

According to the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, it happened in the 20,000 block of County Road 124.  The sheriff's office says a pickup truck driven by 44-year-old Bryan T. Thornsburg of West Lafayette was northbound on County Road 124 when he went left of center and struck a southbound vehicle driven by 33-year-old David J. Phillabaum of Coshocton.  

Thornsburg was pronounced dead at...

June 27, 2015 - 10:09pm
1 year 2 days 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
1 year 3 weeks 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
1 year 5 weeks 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
1 year 7 weeks ago

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May 8, 2015 - 7:55pm
1 year 7 weeks 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...

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