Passenger Killed in Vinton County Accident

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A passenger in a car was killed in an accident in Vinton County Thursday night.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says Dallas Heiney, 73, of McArthur, died in the crash on US 50 about 7 p.m.

Troopers say the driver of the car Heiney was a passenger in, failed to yield while making a left turn onto Veteran Memorial Drive.

Heiney died at the scene.

He was sitting in back seat in the car.

A 30-year-old woman sitting in the front passenger seat had to be airlifted to a Columbus hospital for her injuries. The 78-year-old driver of the car was taken to an Athens hospital for her injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle involved in the accident was not hurt.

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