Name of victim released in fatal head on crash

Crews are on-scene of a serious accident in Meigs County, Ohio.
Crews are on-scene of a serious accident in Meigs County, Ohio.(wsaz)
Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 7:17 PM EDT
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UPDATE: 07/26/2021 @ 12:10 A.M.

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A teenager is dead following a fatal crash Sunday evening in Meigs County.

Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol say 19-year-old Jacob Wolfe died after a head on crash on State Route 7 around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

According to a release, Wolfe was killed after a 2001 Ford F-250 went left of center, striking Wolfe’s car head-on.

Troopers say the driver of the pickup and Wolfe’s passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries.

They were both transported to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

UPDATE: 07/25/2021 @ 9:00 p.m.

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol tell WSAZ the accident has claimed the life of one man. Officers are still on-scene reconstructing the crash. They believe the two cars collided head-on.

Flaggers are in the area directing traffic.

ORIGINAL STORY: 07/25/2021 @ 7:17 p.m.

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Police and first responders are on-scene of a serious car accident that involves two vehicles with at least three patients.

Meigs County Sherifff Keith Woods says the incident happened along SR 7 North, just north of Chester and Tuppers Plains.

Gallia County has been called in to offer mutual aid.

The accident involved one of the vehicles rolling over, with a patient trapped inside with an amputated leg.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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