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Accident on 23 Sent one to Hospital by Helicopter


Chillicothe – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle crash on US 23 near mile post 1 in Ross County. A 2019 Nissan Altima, driven by Culley Smith, 39, of Pontiac, Michigan, was traveling southbound on US 23, when the vehicle traveled left of center across the northbound lanes and struck a guardrail. The vehicle continued southbound, where it struck a 2012 Toyota Camry driven by Cristine Fosson, 69, of Chillicothe and a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Eric Heffner, 19, of Waverly. Ms. Fosson was flown to OSU Medical Center via MedFlight for non-life threatening injuries. Mr. Smith and Mr. Heffner were both treated for minor injuries on scene and released. The crash remains under investigation.

Huntington Township EMS, Portsmouth Ambulance, and Huntington Township FD assisted on scene.