UPDATE: Driver indicted from November fatal crash in New Matamoras

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NEW MATAMORAS, Ohio (WTAP) - UPDATE: 11/17/18 4:15 P.M.

Troopers release the name of a woman killed in a crash in Washington County on Friday night.

The victim is Barbara S. Wilcox, of New Matamoras, Ohio.

The 3-vehicle crash happened on State Route 7 near mile post 51 in New Matamoras at 8 p.m. on Friday.

Troopers say Jared Irvin, of New Matamoras, was operating a 2004 Buick LeSabre northbound on State Route 7 when he failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead and collided with a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee operated by Wilcox. Wilcox's vehicle overturned and she sustained fatal injuries.

Officers say Irvin's vehicle also struck a Newport Volunteer Fire Department ambulance that was traveling south on State Route 7. The ambulance had a patient on board.

Irvin and the occupants of the ambulance sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Troopers say alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.


UPDATE: 11/16/18 9:16 P.M.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says one person is dead after a crash in New Matamoras.

Troopers confirm an ambulance and two personal cars were involved.

Troopers are still on scene as of 10:16 p.m. Friday.


ORIGINAL STORY: 11/16/18 7:51 P.M.

Ohio State Highway Patrol says troopers are responding to a three-vehicle accident.

It happened at 8:00 p.m. on State Route Seven and Cline Street in New Matamoras.

Details are limited at this time. There's no word on injuries yet.



 
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