Stories tagged with: Fatal Accident

September 21, 2014 - 9:03pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

 The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating an ATV accident that resulted in the death of an 11-year-old boy.

Deputies say that three boys were riding on a Polaris Razor ATV around 4:30 p.m. Sunday when it overturned. The 11-year-old driver of the ATV was pronounced dead at the scene, the other two boys were ejected from the vehicle suffering minor injuries. The accident occurred at a property across the street from the National Trail Raceway in Hebron.

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September 15, 2014 - 10:31am
1 year 40 weeks ago

The Noble County Sheriff’s Office says two Cambridge residents were killed Sunday in a motorcycle accident.

It happened just before 2 p.m. on State Route 821 in Belle Valley. Sheriff Stephen Hannum says the motorcycle struck an aluminum street light post causing 47-year-old Shane Williamson and 43-year-old Rona Williamson to be ejected.

Mr. Williamson was taken to Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center where he later died. Mrs. Williamson was pronounced dead at the...

August 25, 2014 - 11:15am
1 year 43 weeks ago

A Nashport man involved in a motorcycle accident Sunday evening in Zanesville has died.  Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller says that 55-year-old Gregory Reiss died from his injuries at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.  Police say that a witness claimed that Reiss missed his turn and hit gravel before going down an embankment and crashing on I-70 at the Maple Avenue off ramp.  Police says Reiss was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. 

July 28, 2014 - 11:28am
1 year 47 weeks ago

A Crooksville woman loses her life following a Saturday afternoon traffic accident near Ceramic Road on State Route 93.

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol said 80-year-old Virginia Compston died of her injures at Fairfield Medical Center.

The Patrol reports that just after 4p.m. Saturday, Compston was traveling south on State Route 93 when her vehicle went left of center, striking a Dodge truck, driven by 32-year-old John Spears, of Roseville.

Spears was turning...

July 5, 2014 - 1:56pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Junction City man early Saturday morning.

According to the Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Mark E. Metzger was traveling southbound on Toll Gate Road right around midnight  when his GMC pickup truck went off the right side of the roadway and lost control.  The vehicle then went back left of center and off the left side of the roadway striking a...

January 23, 2014 - 5:26pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Coshocton woman.

It happened on State Route 16 near Frazeysburg around 9:00 a.m. Thursday.

The Zanesville Post reports that 60-year-old Rhonda Blair was driving west on State Route 16 when she lost control of her pick up truck and slid off the right side of the road into a median.

Authorities say Blair's vehicle then struck a guardrail and overturned ejecting her...

November 24, 2013 - 8:25pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

An area man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Morgan County early this morning.

According to the Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says around 9 a.m. 66-year-old, Gary Combs of Beverly, was northbound on Ohio 60 near mile post 3, when his vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. 

State Patrol was assisted by The Morgan County Sheriff's Office and M & M Fire Department.  Although authortities do not believe...

September 10, 2013 - 10:00am
2 years 41 weeks ago

A Dresden man was killed in an early morning accident.  The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol says that it happened around 5 a.m. on State Route 60 north near Airy View Drive in a construction zone.  Sergeant Chuck Merryman says it involved a concrete truck and a motorcycle. Sergeant Merryman says the truck – driven by 65-year-old John Snider of New Lexington – was traveling north on 60 and had stopped to make a left turn on Airy View Drive and then...

September 10, 2013 - 5:50am
2 years 41 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal accident this morning. The patrol said a motorcycle and a concrete truck collided on State Route 60 at Airyview Drive just after 5a.m. One person was pronounced dead. The road will be closed until the scene can be cleared. No further details have been released at this time.

September 7, 2013 - 4:29pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

Omaha Police say a Zanesville man careened a pickup off an interstate ramp in Omaha, leaving one of the truck's passengers dead.

Police say, the crash occurred around 6 p.m.. Friday, when the driver of the truck, 30-year-old Evan Shiplett, of Zanesville, lost control when he was exiting I-480 in eastern Omaha, causing the truck to roll of the ramp. There were three passengers in the vehicle.

Authorities say Shiplett was taken to a hospital for observation. Another 18-year-...

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