Fatal Accident In Perry County

By
Cheri Russo

Dateline
Updated Tue, Jan 3, 2012 1:44 pm

An accident in Perry County has taken the life of a Rushville woman.

Officials at the Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol say the accident happened on U.S. 22 near Amish Ridge Road in Madison Township around 7:00 a.m.

Carol Emmert, 60, died at the scene.

Another woman, Carrie Morrison, 18, of Caroll was taken by helicopter to Ohio State University Hospital, where she's listed in critical condition.

Authorities say Morrison went left of center and hit Emmert's vehicle head-on.

The crash remains under investigation.
   

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