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UPDATE: One Dead in Crash in Meigs County, Name Released

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

UPDATE 2/14/14 @ 5:30 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The Ohio Highway Patrol has released the name of a woman who died in a crash Friday morning in Meigs County.

They say Michelle Hayes, 29, of Gallipolis, was driving on State Route 7 in Reedsville when she went left of center and hit a semi truck traveling in the opposite direction.

The crash happened about 1 mile south of Eastern High School about 9:15 a.m.

OHP says Hayes died in the crash.

Her passenger was life flighted to a hospital, but has been treated and released.

Two people in the semi were not injured.

The road was shut down for about two hours.



UPDATE 2/14/14 @ 4:30 p.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- State Route 7 in the Reedsville area of Meigs County has reopened after a fatal crash Friday morning.

The crash happened about 9:15 a.m. about 1 mile south of Eastern High School.

Ohio Highway Patrol says a car and semi truck were involved in the crash.

One person died in the crash, and at least one other person was injured, according to OHP.

No other information has been released.



ORIGINAL STORY 2/14/14 @ 10:45 a.m.
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A portion of State Route 7 in Meigs County is shut down following a fatal accident.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says the crash happened about 9:15 a.m. Friday.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the accident happened about 1 mile south of Eastern High School. That is in Reedsville.

The road is closed in both directions.

OHP tells WSAZ.com a semi truck and car were involved in the crash.

They say one person has died, and at least one other person has been injured.

No other details are being released at this time.

No word when SR7 in the area will reopen.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest on this story.


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