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Ross County Crash Kills One


Chillicothe – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single commercial vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Higby Road approximately four tenths of a mile southwest of Sandy Road.
On December 21, 2021, at approximately 10:05 A.M., a 1988 GMC dump truck, driven by Dakota McCray, 32, of Chillicothe, was traveling southwest on Higby Road when he traveled off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a tree trunk, struck two decorative boulders, struck a fence, and overturned. Mr. McCray was partially ejected and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
Franklin Township Fire/EMS, Jefferson Township Fire/EMS, Ross County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ross County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds motorists to always wear their seatbelts. The crash remains under investigatio