Press Release 10-02-2016

NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2016
CONTACT PERSON: SGT GREG PANNING, (419) 354-1246

Center Township, Wood County, Ohio
On October 2, 2016 at 2:32 pm the Wood County Sheriff’s Office was responding to a report of a reckless operation of a motor vehicle in the area of US 6 eastbound from Sand Ridge Rd. The caller reported that the vehicle was beige colored Saturn and was all over the roadway and almost caused a crash. Dispatch had received numerous calls regarding this vehicle.
While deputies were responding to the area, dispatch advised that the vehicle in question had been involved in a crash on US 6 east of County Home Rd.
A 2002 Saturn was traveling eastbound on US 6 when the operator of the vehicle went left of center and struck the rear wheels of a westbound tractor trailer semi. The operator of the Saturn was transferred to Mercy St. Vincent’s Medical Center by St. V’s Life Flight and succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.
The vehicle operator was identified as Megan Massey, 26 of Bowling Green, Ohio.
At this time the crash is still under investigation.