City: Peru, Ohio
County: Morrow, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 14, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2009 Kia Spectra
A 60 year old woman, Deborah Ann Friedman of Columbus, Ohio, lost her life in a crash that occurred in Peru, Morrow, Ohio on April 14, 2013 at approximately 12:09 pm. Reports from the police are that the woman was driving a 2009 Kia Spectra midsize car south on Interstate 71, when she allegedly drove the vehicle off the right side of the roadway, struck several barrels and continued down an embankment. The car then struck a fence, tree, creek and an embankment before coming to rest against a bridge culvert. The woman was transported by Morrow County EMS to Morrow County Morgue. Mike`s towed the car.
Those accidents, which involved improper lane change, were 118 which caused fatalities. Peru, Morrow, Ohio, had a population of 1,260 with 0 fatal crashes, of 32. In Ohio in 2010, accidents, which occurred on shoulder, amounted to 9,141, of which 2,371 resulted in injuries. Those which ended in fatalities and involved trees were 105 for most harmful event. Accidents, which involved an embankment in Ohio in 2010, amounted to 22 which caused fatalities.