One person has died, another injured in a Fairfield County crash

Local News

LANCASTER, OH (WCMH)—The Ohio State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that left one person dead and another injured. 

On October 20, around 1:58 pm Judy Bynum, age 64, of Lancaster was driving south on SR 159 near mile marker 5 when she was hit by a utility trailer that became unhitched from another vehicle. According to the Ohio State Patrol, Bynum died at the scene and a passenger in the vehicle was transported to the hospital. The other driver and passengers were not injured.

Troopers from the Lancaster Post of the Highway Patrol along with Amanda, Hocking Township, and Clearcreek Township Fire and Rescue responded to the scene. Fairfield County Coroner Investigators also responded. The crash remains under investigation.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Interactive Radar


Today's Central OH Forecast

More Forecast

Don't Miss


Storm Team 4 on Alexa