12/4/2017 11:13:00 AM Young woman dies following car vs buggy crash in Pike County
The Chillicothe Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred on State Route 32 in Pike County.
According to a media release, on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6:05 p.m., the Jackson Dispatch Center received a report of an injury crash on State Route 32 in the area of Gravel Washer Road in eastern Pike County.
A horse-drawn carriage carrying a 17-year-old male driver and passenger Barbara M. Swarey, age 18 of Waverly, was traveling east on State Route 32, as was a 2014 Ford F550, driven by Cody T. Green, age 23 of Colton, New York. Green's vehicle was said to have struck the carriage in the rear.
Swarey was pronounced deceased at the scene by Pike County EMS. The minor was transported to Cabell Huntington Hospital by medical helicopter, and no injuries were reported by Green.
The Pike County Sheriff's Department, Piketon Police Department, Pike County EMS and Beaver Fire Department assisted at the scene.