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Alcohol related accident in Union Township, Ohio kills one person

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A two vehicle alcohol related accident on a Ohio Highway kills one woman and injuries three other people.

It happened just after 3 p.m. on State Road 207 near milepost 4 in Union Township. According to the Chillicothe Patrol Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, a 2007 Ford Focus was southbound on State Road 207. The Ford drifted in to the center line and hit a 1997 Buick La Saber.

The driver of the Ford, Anthony Jackson, 38, of Jackson, Ohio was transported to an Adena Regional Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the Buick La Saber and Matthew Sykes, 39 of Jarlsberg, Ohio was also transported to the same hospital.

Additionally, a passenger in the Buick, identified as Donald McKay 82, of Jarlsberg, Ohio suffered injuries in the crash. He too was transported to the same hospital as Jackson and Sykes.

The fatal victim was the second passenger in the Buick. She has been identified as Joan McKay, 84 of Jarlsberg, Ohio.

McKay was sent to the Adena Regional Medical Center by Air Evac but she succumbed to her injuries. The crash still remains under investigation. Motorist are reminded to never drink and drive.