Chillicothe – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on US 23 at Blackwater Road.
On November 8, 2022, at approximately 4:48 P.M. a 2012 Toyota Camry, driven by Maged Gerges, 56, of Upper Arlington, was traveling north on US 23. A 1996 Chevrolet S-10, driven by Angela Letsche, 67, of Chillicothe, was traveling west on Blackwater Road. Ms. Letsche failed to yield at the stop sign for Blackwater Road and was struck by Mr. Gerges. Mr. Gerges’ vehicle then overturned into the median. Ms. Letsche was transported by
Green Township EMS to Adena Regional Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Mr. Gerges was transported by Union Township EMS to Adena Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.
Union Township Fire/EMS and Green Township Fire/EMS assisted at the scene. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds motorists to always wear their seatbelts. The crash remains under investigation.