GRANVILLE — Troopers from the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol are currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred on U.S. 62, near Dutch Lane in Licking County’s Liberty Township. The crash occurred approximately 7:29 a.m. Tuesday.

A 2006 Chevrolet Aveo, was traveling westbound on U.S. 62, when it drove left of center and was struck by an eastbound 2002 Jeep Liberty. After the initial collision with the Chevrolet, the Jeep traveled off the roadway and overturned.

The 59-year old male driver of the Chevrolet, David Lee Cross, Mount Vernon, was pronounced at the scene. The driver of the Jeep, 39-year old Megan Atwood of Johnstown along with her 15-year old son, John Paul Mathers, were transported to St. Anne’s Hospital via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.



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