One Vehicle Fatal Crash
Geneva-On-The-Lake, Ashtabula County – The Ashtabula Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle crash on State Route 531. The crash occurred on March 20, 2018 at approximately 4:12 PM. A 1995 Dodge Ram was traveling westbound on State Route 531 when the driver failed to maintain control of the vehicle and drove off the left side of the roadway, striking a fence and a utility pole. The driver was pinned in the vehicle and had to be removed by mechanical means.
The 1995 Dodge Ram was driven by 63 year old Deborah K. Hurst of Ashtabula, Ohio. Mrs. Hurst was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash. Mrs. Hurst succumbed to the injuries sustained from the crash at the hospital.
It does not appear that alcohol was involved. This crash remains under investigation.