1 Person Killed In Crash Involving Refuse Truck, SUV, & Tree Trimming Vehicle


A fatal crash closed state Route 13 in Licking County around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

State Route 13 was shut down between Dorsey-Mill Road and Hopewell Drive, south of Newark.

Emergency crews responded to the crash which involved a Big-O refuse truck, a Ford Escape, and a Asplundh tree service truck.

Anthony Wayne Robinson, 62, of Utica was killed in the crash.

According to witnesses, Robinson’s Ford Escape attempted to turn left on SR 13 in front of the Big-O truck. The refuse truck struck the Escape and forced it through a utility pole and into the parked tree service vehicle.

The roadway was closed much of the afternoon due to the investigation.

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