The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a two-vehicle fatal traffic crash. The crash occurred on Jan.1 at approximately 1 p.m. on Brush Creek Road south of Beasley Fork Road, Monroe Township, in Adams County.
A 1999 Chevrolet Venture, operated by Phyllis A. Walls, age 68 of West Union, was traveling southbound on Brush Creek Road. A 1999 Ford Ranger, operated by Mary A. Channell, age 69 of Manchester was traveling northbound on Brush Creek Road.
The preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle operated by Mrs. Walls failed to yield the right-half of the roadway while negotiating a curve. Mrs. Wall’s vehicle struck Mrs. Channell’s head-on.
Mrs. Walls was pronounced deceased at the scene by Adams County Coroner, Dr. Larry Best. Mrs. Channell wastransported by Air Evac to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment.
The crash remains under investigation by the Georgetown Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.