Stories tagged with: Fatal Accident

March 12, 2012 - 4:28pm
3 years 24 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
3 years 27 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 - 3:16pm
3 years 27 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 - 2:00pm
3 years 33 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 - 7:32pm
3 years 34 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...

January 4, 2012 - 4:43pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

A second driver had died as a result of a fatal accident in Perry County on Tuesday. The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Carrie Morrison of Carroll died Wednesday. The Highway Patrol says Morrison was driving east on US 22 near Amish Ridge Road, went left of center and struck head-on a vehicle driven by 60-year-old Carol Emmert of Rushville. Emmert died at the scene of the accident. The Ohio State Highway Patrol Reconstruction Unit is assisting with the...

January 3, 2012 - 9:17am
3 years 34 weeks ago

A fatal accident is under investigation in Perry County. The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol says it happened on U.S, 22 and Township Road 51 early this morning. The Highway Patrol says the accident which happened east of Somerset remains under investigation.

September 6, 2011 - 5:39am
3 years 51 weeks ago

Troopers from the Granville Patrol Post are investigating a fatal accident in Licking County.

It happened Monday night at 8:15 PM on I-70 westbound in Etna Township.

Authorities said a Harley Davidson FLHX was traveling westbound when it struck the rear of a Ford F-450 that was moving off the right side of the roadway.

The driver of the Harley Davidson has been identified as 36-year-old Jason Cox of Westerville, Ohio.  Cox was pronounced dead at Grant Hospital.  ...

July 27, 2011 - 4:52pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

A man charged in connection with a fatal accident in Muskingum County this past spring appeared in court Wednesday for an arraignment hearing.

27-year-old Darnell Harris of Columbus went before Common Pleas Court Judge Kelly Cottrill where he pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle while under the influence.

The State Highway Patrol reports that in April  Harris was driving on U.S. 40 in Falls Township when he...

February 22, 2011 - 11:56pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

A Franklin Ohio man is dead following a Tuesday evening one-vehicle accident near Stovertown.

State Troopers say around 7:30 Tuesday evening, two people were walking in the northbound lanes of State Route 555 going soutbound after their vehicle ran out of gas. Two vehicles were traveling south on 555 when one of the vehicles attempted to pass.

The Highway Patrol says during his pass, 44-year-old Robert Thomas of Crooksville could not see the pedestrians that were...

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