ROSS – Around 1 pm today July 19th a car accident claimed the life of a elderly woman.
According to the Chillicothe Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol who is is investigating a one-vehicle crash that occurred on State Route 180 near mile post 8 in Ross County. On July 19, 2020, at approximately 1:11 P.M., a 2016 Toyota Corolla, driven by Julie Stafford, 60 years-old, of Chillicothe, Ohio, was traveling westbound on State Route 180.
The Toyota traveled off of the right side of the road, struck a guardrail, and overturned.
Ms. Stafford succumbed to her injuries at the scene. The Ross County Coroner’s Office, Colerain Township Fire Department, and Colerain Township EMS assisted at the scene. State Route 180 was closed for approximately 3 hours but is now reopened.
The crash remains under investigation.
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