Stories tagged with: Fatal Accident

October 23, 2012 - 8:37am
3 years 5 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident.  It happened around 11:00 Monday morning on Norfield road in Muskingum County.  Troopers say 74-year-old Kitty Funk of Norwich was traveling west on Norfield road and drove into the rear of a Muskingum County tractor that was mowing the grass on the berm.  Investigators say it is possible that Funk suffered some type of medical problem prior to the accident.  The Highway Patrol says the...

September 29, 2012 - 11:00pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

One man is dead after a crash on State Route 188 south of Pleasantville.

The State Highway Patrol said around 7 p.m. a Mercury Grand Marquis was traveling eastbound when it went off the left side of the road, drove through a field and struck a trailer.

The driver was the only person involved in the crash.  He suffered a heart attack before the accident and died at the scene.  The man has been identified as 72-year-old Donald Brunney of Pleasantville.

The Pleasant...

September 25, 2012 - 4:04pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

A Licking County crash kills one person and severely injures multiple others.

According to the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol, around 11 a.m. 75-year-old Joyce Jones of Lancaster was traveling northbound on State Route 661 when she failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of U.S. Route 62.

Jones vehicle was struck by a semi-truck driven by 64-year-old Burckhardt Wallbraun of Whitehall.

Jones was taken by helicopter to Grant Medical Center in Columbus...

September 8, 2012 - 9:04pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

A woman is dead following an accident that shut down both eastbound lanes of Interstate 70.

The State Highway Patrol and National Trail Fire Department responded to the crash just after 7 p.m. at mile marker 145 past the Gratiot exit.  Sergeant Chuck Merryman said a Honda Civic traveling westbound crossed the median and struck a tractor trailer head-on traveling in the opposite direction.

"We do have at least one confirmed victim that passed away at the scene,"...

August 23, 2012 - 7:03am
3 years 13 weeks ago

A Zanesville man and his one-month-old daughter were killed in a car accident in Pennsylvania. According to WJAC T-V, Pennsylvania State Police says 27-year-old Anthony Turner lost control while driving at a high rate of speed heading east on Route 322 in Jefferson County around 9 p.m. Tuesday. Investigators say as Turner swerved to correct his vehicle he collided with an SUV heading westbound. Turner and the infant were pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson County Coroner. Officials...

March 12, 2012 - 3:28pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

The Ohio Highway Patrol is still looking for witnesses of a fatal accident last month.

It happened on February 20th just north of McGlade School Road on State Route 60.  Trooper Jeff Fowler said a motorcycle and a pick-up truck hauling a trailer were traveling northbound.  When the pick-up slowed down to make a left turn into a private driveway, the motorcycle attempted to pass the truck, and they collided.

A passenger on the motorcycle, 20-year-old Luka Smith of...

February 20, 2012 - 4:47pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

One person is dead after an accident near the Muskingum County Speedway on Monday afternoon.

It happened around 1 p.m. just north of McGlade School Road on State Route 60.  Sergeant Chuck Merryman said the State Highway Patrol and Falls Township Fire Department responded to the call.  He said a motorcycle and a pick-up truck hauling a trailer were traveling northbound.

"The pick-up slowed down to make a left-hand turn into a private drive, and as he proceeded to...

February 20, 2012 - 2:16pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident Monday afternoon. It happened just after 1 p.m. by Muskingum Motor Speedway on State Route 60 North. One woman was killed and a man was flown by medical helicopter to a Columbus Hospital. The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is on the scene of the accident that involved a motorcycle and a truck. Falls Township EMS and Fire also responded to the scene.  The Highway Patrol has not yet released the names of those involved...

January 8, 2012 - 1:00pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal accident.

According to the patrol, the crash happened on Main Street at Dresden Road in Jefferson Township around 1:40 AM on Sunday.  36-year-old Richard Reed of Pleasant City was driving eastbound on Main Street when he failed to negotiate a turn and went over an embankment.

The front end of his Ford Explorer struck the ground, and Reed was ejected from the vehicle.  A trooper...

January 6, 2012 - 6:32pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

One person is dead following a one vehicle crash in Guernsey County Friday afternoon.

It happened around 2 p.m. on Byesville road. Cambridge State Highway Patrol Trooper Shawn Allar says a 30-year-old male drove off the right side of the road, overturned, struck a ditch, and hit several trees. The victim, who has not been identified yet, was not wearing a seatbelt, something Trooper Allar says could have drastically changed the circumstances.

"A big thing that could...

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