Ross – On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at approximately 8:02 P.M., a caller
reported a 2001 Toyota Corolla was disabled on the exit ramp from US 23 northbound to
State Route 159. At 8:03 P.M. another caller reported a 2013 Kia Optima, driven by Karla
Wise, age 42, of Chillicothe, Ohio, struck the Toyota. Upon arrival on scene at 8:05 P.M.,
troopers discovered the owner of the Toyota, Roger Detty, 76, also of Chillico the, laying
in the roadway beside his vehicle.
Mr. Detty was initially transported by MedCare Ambulance to Adena Regional Medical
Center in Chillicothe. He was later transported by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in
Columbus, Ohio. Ms. Wise was transported by Springfield Township EMS to Adena
Regional Medical Center.
The Springfield Township Fire Department also assisted at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.