EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSOne Person Killed In Two-Vehicle Accident In Vinton County
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Sep. 6, 2013 8:52 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 6, 2013 9:13 AM EDT
McArthur , Vinton County , Ohio
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car accident in Vinton County.
Dallas Heiney, 73, of McArthur died on Thursday. State Patrol officers said the accident happened about 7 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Route 50 and Veterans Memorial Drive in McArthur.
Troopers said a driver of a Chevy Impala failed to yield as it was turning onto Veterans Memorial Drive from U.S. Route 50, when it was hit by an oncoming Jeep Wrangler. Heiney died at the scene.
Two other people inside the Chevy also were injured and taken to local hospitals. The extent of their injuries was unavailable. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.
Troopers said the road was closed for more than two hours during the investigation.
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