One vehicle fatal crash on US 50 in Ross County

Staff Report

Chillicothe – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle versus a pedestrian on US 50 in Ross County.

On March 4, 2017 at 10:20 P.M., a 2012 Ford Focus, driven by Max J. Leaming, age 30, of McArthur, Ohio, was driving eastbound on US 50. April R. Higginbotham, age 35, of Wellston, Ohio, was walking in the lanes of travel on US 50. Mr. Leaming struck Ms. Higginbotham. Ms. Higginbotham succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Liberty Township Fire Department and Liberty Township E.M.S. assisted with the incident.

The crash remains under investigation.

Staff Report