61 Y-O Pedestrian Killed while Trying to Cross Belmont, Ohio, Road

City: Smith, Ohio
County: Belmont, Ohio
Date of Accident: June 5, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Honda Accord / Pedestrian

A 2003 Honda Accord midsize car allegedly struck a 61 year old male pedestrian on State Route 9 in Smith, Belmont, Ohio on June 5, 2013 at approximately 4:25 pm. Reports from the Ohio State Highway Patrol are that the car was being driven by a 23 year old woman, Holly Lyn Tyo of Beallsville, Ohio, south on State Route 9, when the pedestrian Luther Warren Elerick attempted to cross the roadway. Smith Township EMS transported the body to East Ohio Regional Hospital. Stonebraker’s towed the car.

In the category of types of units involved in crashes, there were 96, which resulted in fatalities, which involved pedestrians. Smith, Belmont, Ohio, whose population in 2011 was 1,445; suffered a total of 0 fatal crashes, of a total of 38. Accidents, which occurred on Wednesday in 2010, were 138 for fatal injuries. In Ohio in 2010, accidents, which occurred and were not a collision of two vehicles in transport amounted to 23,253 for injuries and 518, which resulted in fatalities. Accidents, which occurred when the time was cloudy and resulted in fatalities, were 267. Accidents, which were not hit/skip in 2010, were 939, which caused fatal injuries.

If you’ve been injured in a Mead, Pease or Smith accident, please call the Belmont County, Ohio, car accident lawyers at Chester Law Group at 800-218-4243.