6/28/16 – 11:00 A.M.
Update – 6/29/16 – 4:57 A.M.
One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Mount Blanchard around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Jennifer Leighty was driving an SUV west on County Road 4 when she was hit by a pickup truck driven by 37-year-old Charles McVeigh of Mount Blanchard, who was northbound on County Road 157.
Leighty was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. An 8-year-old girl in her car was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Toledo for treatment. Two other passengers, a 1-year-old girl and a 3-year-old boy, were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital. McVeigh and a 12-year-old passenger in his truck were also taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment.
The crash remains under investigation.
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