Stories tagged with: Fatal Accident

December 2, 2012 - 8:17pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

A Newark man dies after crash near Muskingum-Coshocton county line.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol says Timothy Hopkins was traveling west on Ohio 16 in a Ford Focus. Around 4 p.m. Hopkins went left of center and collided with a semi less than a mile east of the Muskingum-Coshocton county line.

Hopkins was taken by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus. The patrol says he was then pronounced dead from his injuries.

The semi driver, Robert Patterson,...

December 1, 2012 - 4:54pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

An early morning accident on Linden Avenue leaves one person dead.

Around 5:30 Saturday morning, a car traveling northbound on Linden struck a utility pole causing severe damage. One occupant inside the vehicle, April L. Smythe, 32, of Zanesville was found inside the vehicle. She was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital where she was pronounced dead from her injuries.

The other occupant left the scene of the accident and has not yet been located. No other...

November 13, 2012 - 12:50am
3 years 32 weeks ago

One person is dead after an accident in Fairfield County Monday night.

The State Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 6 p.m. on Millersport Road in Walnut Township.  24-year-old Melanie Kriger of Pickerington was traveling southbound when she lost control of her Chevy Cavalier, went off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

She was transported to Fairfield Medical Center by Thurston Fire Department, where she later died.  The Fairfield County Sheriff's...

October 23, 2012 - 9:37am
3 years 35 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 30, 2012 - 12:00am
3 years 38 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 - 5:04pm
3 years 39 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 - 10:04pm
3 years 41 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 - 8:03am
3 years 44 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 - 4:28pm
4 years 15 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 - 5:47pm
4 years 18 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...

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