Update: Two accidents, two deaths, several injuries in Noble County

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NOBLE COUNTY, Oh.-(WTAP) Update: 5/9/2019

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An accident shortly after the head-on collision in Noble County Thursday morning involved three people from Wood and Washington Counties.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a Peterbilt box truck, pulled over to help out with the head-on crash, was struck by a Mazda CX-3 that had swerved to miss debris that remained on the highway after the earlier crash.

The driver of the SUV, Elizabeth Blazosky, 41, of Washington, West Virginia, and a passenger, Amy Johnson, 25 of Marietta, suffered minor injuries.

Another passenger, Michelle Carr, 53, of Belpre, suffered more severe injuries and was taken by helicopter to OSU Medical Center in Columbus.


5/9/2019

Two people are dead and one injured, in what the Ohio State Highway Patrol is calling a "wrong-way" accident early Thursday morning in Noble County.

The patrol says, just after 3:30 A.M., a Chrysler minivan heading southbound in the northbound lanes of I-77 struck a northbound Mazda SUV.

The drivers of both vehicles were pronounced dead from their injuries.

The victims are identified as 33-year old Megan Dunaway of Newark, Ohio, and 54-year old Shelby Farkas of Lower Salem, Ohio.

A passenger in Farkas' vehicle, 18-year old Adam Schilling of Beverly, was treated for non-life threatening injuries at the Southeastern Ohio Medical Center in Cambridge.

The accident remains under investigation. The patrol says the occupants of both vehicles were wearing seat belts.