Head-on crash kills one

Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – A fatality has been reported following a head-on crash outside of Oak Hill.

The Jackson Post of Ohio State Highway Patrol says the call came in just before 11:15 a.m.

Officials say the crash involved two cars along Slab Hill Road just off State Route 279.

One death has been confirmed.

Investigators say the crash involved a Ford F250 pickup truck and a Pontiac G6. The driver of the Pontiac was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger in the Ford escaped serious injuries.

The roadway was closed for about two hours.

No names have been released now.

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