Jerry L. Hull Killed in Accident at State Route 79 in Mary Ann Township, OH

December 13, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jerry L. Hull
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Route 79, Newark, OH, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Ohio State Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet G20 Van, Kenworth Truck
State Route 79
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet G20 Van and a Kenworth Truck were involved in a crash

What Happened

Ohio State Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver at State Route 79 in Mary Ann Township, OH on December 13th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2:15 p.m. Reports indicate a dump truck was traveling southbound on State Route 79 while a Chevrolet G20 van was headed northbound. Official say the truck allegedly crossed a center line during a turn, colliding head-on with the van. The impact is said to have caused the truck to overturn and strike a nearby guardrail. Reports indicate 75-year-old Jerry L. Hull, the driver of the truck, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The van operator, who was not publicly identified, was hospitalized with serious injuries, reports say. Additional information was not immediately available.

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