Woman killed in 1-vehicle crash near Chillicothe


ROSS COUNTY, Ohio — A woman has died following a one-vehicle crash south of Chillicothe Saturday evening, according to authorities.

The Chillicothe post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says it was notified of the crash on Liberty Hill Road, approximately 3 miles south of State Route 772 at 8:47 p.m. Huntington Township EMS confirmed the crash involved a fatality before OSHP arrived on scene.

OSHP says 26-year-old Mary Jones of Chillicothe was traveling southwest on Liberty Hill Road in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

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Jones was not wearing a seatbelt, according to OSHP.

The crash remains under investigation.