Chillicothe – On Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 8:47 PM, the Chillicothe Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol was notified of a serious injury crash on Liberty Hill Road approximately 3 miles south of State Route 772. Prior to the Patrol’s arrival on scene, members of the Huntington Township EMS confirmed the crash involved a fatality.
A 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, driven by Mary B. Jones, age 26, of Chillicothe, Ohio, was traveling southwest on Liberty Hill Road. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Ms. Jones was not wearing a seatbelt.
The Huntington Township Fire Department and EMS assisted at the scene, along with the Ross County Sheriff’s Office and the Ross County Coroner.
The crash remains under investigation. Motorists are reminded to wear seatbelts.