Mar 14, 2019

Bradford man succumbs to injury sustained in recent Mercer County Traffic Accident


From the Ft Recovery Police Department:

On March 11, 2019 at 12:56 PM the Fort Recovery Police Department took a report of an accident with injury at the intersection of State Route 119 and Fort Recovery Minster Road, Fort Recovery, Ohio. Based on witness statements and evidence from the scene it was determined that a 2005 Honda van driven by 63 year old Carth Jones of Bradford, OH failed to stop at the stop sign on Fort Recovery Minster Road at State Route 119. Mr. Jones vehicle struck a 2012 Chevrolet truck owned by the Ottawa Oil Company Inc. and was driven by 55 year old Peter Halker from Columbus Grove, Ohio. Both men were the sole occupants of the vehicles and they were both transported to Mercer Health by St. Henry squads. Mr. Halker was treated and released from Mercer Health and it was learned that Mr. Jones was transported to Miami Valley Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on March 12, 2019. The Fort Recovery Police Department was assisted by the Southwest Mercer Fire Department and the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office.


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