Driver Killed as Pickup Overturns in Hocking, OH

City: Ward, Ohio
County: Hocking, Ohio
Date of Accident: December 5, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 1998 Ford Ranger

A 33 year old man lost his life in an accident that occurred in Ward, Hocking, Ohio, on December 5, 2013 at approximately 1:46 am. Police reports are that the man, James Cunningham of Athens, Ohio, was driving a 1998 Ford Ranger pickup, south on State Route 278. He allegedly failed to negotiate a left curve and crossed the center line. The pickup went off the left side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned. The man was killed and an occupant of the vehicle, 17 year old James Everett Cooper was not injured. Valleyview towed the pickup.

Accidents in which the vehicles overturned/rolled over and which caused fatalities, amounted to 57 in the category of first harmful event in unit of error. The population of Ward, Hocking, Ohio, was 1,937 in 2011. They suffered 0 fatal crashes of 18. Accidents which involved an embankment in Ohio in 2010 amounted to 22 which caused fatalities. There were 143 fatal crashes which were as a result of drivers traveling at unsafe speeds in Ohio in 2010. Accidents which occurred when the time was cloudy and resulted in fatalities were 267.

Victims of wrongful death accidents that occurred in Ward, Falls, or Logan, Ohio, areas, please call the Hocking County, Ohio, wrongful death lawyers at Chester Law at 800-218-4243