Colombia, OH – Roy Young Killed in Collision on OH-252Ohio & Indiana Legal News
Columbia, OH (October 5, 2020) – A collision in Columbia Township on Saturday afternoon, October 3, resulted in the death of a 22-year-old man.
Initial reports revealed that the collision occurred on OH-252 near Red Wagon Farms at around 1 p.m. According to local reports, 22-year-old Roy Young was traveling northbound in a 2006 Hyundai Tiburon on the highway at the time of the crash. At the same time, a 38-year-old woman was driving a 2000 GMC Sierra pickup truck southbound.
For unknown reasons, Young drove his vehicle off the roadway and over-corrected, striking the GMC truck. Young was taken to Southwest General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the GMC was taken to the same hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries.
The cause of the accident is not currently known. An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Roy Young at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
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Driving can be extremely dangerous, and more than a thousand people are killed in vehicle collisions across Ohio each year. Many serious car accidents are attributed to reckless driving, such as driver inattention or speeding, which can greatly increase the risk of a crash. In 2017, a total of 1,131 people were killed in car crashes across the state, and 18,832 people were injured in crashes that year.
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