Stories tagged with: Fatal

July 24, 2010 - 3:52pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

A family friend of an 18-year-old Crooksville teen, who died from a hit-skip accident last weekend, is prepared to offer a $1,000 reward for anyone who can shed light on the incident.

The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, has set up the fund with the Crooksville Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy Chief Joe Carr or the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol.

So far, no one involved has stepped forward to help solve this case. The man says...

July 7, 2010 - 2:32pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is releasing new details, involving an Interstate 70 crash that took the lives of 3 adults and 2 children back in June.

Post commander, Lieutenant Steven Rine says drugs may be a contributing factor.

"We found drugs in the car, and the toxicology report from the driver revealed that there were some levels of drugs in her system. We're pending identity of the drugs and the amount, " says Lt. Rine.

Lt. Rine says his...

June 4, 2010 - 3:15pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says its investigating an incident on
I-70 Eastbound that resulted in the death of a man. Trooper says around 1:00 pm 63-year-old Roberta Snedden of Brownsville was driving East on I-70 in Licking County, when the right front passenger fell out of the right front window. The Patrol identifies the passenger as 60-year-old Robert Snedden Jr., also of Brownsville…The driver’s husband. Mr. Snedden was pronounced dead at the scene...

February 10, 2010 - 4:38pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

The New Philadelphia Post of the State Highway Patrol is still investigating a crash that has left a Byesville woman dead.

It happened on Interstate 77 near mile post 76 on Monday.

Lieutenant Eric Escola says 57-year-old Josephine Rice went off the left side of the road, overcorrected into the right lane, and went off the left side of the road again before striking a guardrail. The force of the impact caused the car to overturn several times in the median.

Rice did die from...

February 5, 2010 - 3:21pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

A Newark woman was killed in a two vehicle crash Friday morning on Ohio 37 in near Granville.

The Granville Post of the Highway Patrol says 21-year-old Jessica Buchanon was driving east on 37, went left of center and slammed head-on into a semi-tractor trailer. It was driven by 43-year-old Nicholas Roberts, also of Newark.

Troopers say weather was not a factor in the crash and its possible Buchanon fell asleep at the wheel.

About 75 gallons of diesel fuel was...

February 5, 2010 - 1:21pm
4 years 52 weeks ago

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol  is investigating a fatal accident that shutdown State Route 37 for hours Friday morning.

It happened around 6:10 a.m. in the construction zone area near the Raccoon International Golf Course.

A dispatcher says the accident involved a semi and a car.

The driver of the car, a female, was killed in the accident.

Authorities say State Route 37 was reopened around 1:00...

January 2, 2010 - 8:42pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

A 78-year-old man, involved in a December 27th accident in Newark, has died.

A Grant Medical Center spokesman confirmed that Royle Campbell died yesterday.

Campbell and his wife, 75-year-old Barbara, were driving on Thornwood Road when their SUV went off the side of the road and hit a tree.

Rescue crews used the "jaws of life" at the scene before initially taking both Royle and Barbara to Licking Memorial Hospital.

Authorities say weather may have played a...

November 24, 2009 - 4:40pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident near 1600 Dietz Lane.

It happened around 4:00 this afternoon.

Initial reports indicate there was a head-on collision between a van driven by a woman and another vehicle carrying two male teenagers.

The fatally injured victim is  being identified as one of the male teens. 

Authorities on the scene say the two other people were injured.

Med-flight was called to the scene of the serious...

November 15, 2009 - 7:53pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

One person is dead and two others are injured after an overnight accident.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. on State Route 13 in Trimble.

The Athens Post of the State Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Jason Riley, of Glouster, was traveling southbound when he lost control of his car, went off the left side of the road, and stuck a pole.

33-year-old Stephanie Gaddis, of McConnelsville, died in the crash. Riley and 38-year-old Howard Holcomb, of Glouster, were MedFlighted to OSU...

November 1, 2009 - 3:54pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

The Columbus Division of Police says a woman is dead after a Newark man struck and killed her with his semi-tractor and trailer early Friday morning.

It happened just after 3 a.m.

Authorities says Shawn Grooms was traveling northbound on Interstate 270, near East Main Street, when he struck Keyona Redman of Columbus, who ran in the middle of the freeway.

Redman was pronounced dead of the scene.

Authorities say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the incident, which...

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