One dead following crash in Harrison Township

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HARRISON, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead and another in critical condition after a crash on Route 762 Friday afternoon.

Patty Mowery, 80, of West Virginia, was a passenger in a 2004 Buick Park Avenue driven by her husband, Billy Mowery, 82.

Patty Mowery died shortly after being taken to Grant Medical Center for her injuries, the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office said.

According to the sheriff’s office, the crash took place at approximately 3 p.m. Friday when the Mowerys were traveling west on Duvall Road.

Their vehicle ran a stop sign and into the path of a 2003 Jeep Liberty, which was traveling south on Route 762, police said.

The Jeep Liberty was being driven by Elliott O’Malley, 20, of Ashville.

Both of the Mowerys had to be extracted from the vehicle.

Billy Mowery was airlifted via Survival Flight to Mount Carmel East, where he is currently listed in stable condition.

O’Malley was uninjured in the accident.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the crash. The Ohio State Highway Patrol assisted at the scene.

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