BOWLING GREEN TOWNSHIP – One driver was killed and the other driver fled the scene following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday on U.S. 40, near Brownsville.
Police continued searching for several hours for a man who fled on foot following the accident. The man, who was driving a Dodge Ram truck, fled on foot, then received a ride, and was later dropped off.
Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Aaron Vollmer said the man is believed to be a white male, with a medium build, about 5-foot-5 or 5-6, and 25 years old, with tattoos on his left arm. He could be in the Zanesville area.
The hit-skip accident occurred about 2 p.m. on U.S. 40, west of Brownsville, in Bowling Green Township. A woman driving a Honda Accord was killed. Her identity has not been released.
The truck, eastbound on U.S. 40, went left of center and hit the westbound Honda head on, according to the patrol.