Ohio State Highway Patrol

Ohio State Highway Patrol

McARTHUR — A local woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday, the Jackson Post of the State Highway Patrol reported.

Linda M. Peoples, 70, of McArthur, reportedly sustained incapacitating injuries and was transported by a medical helicopter to the Ohio State University Medical Center.

Gary L. Jones, 57, of Piketon, was operating a 2006 Volvo loader in the area of the Crownover Lumber Company. Jones reportedly failed to yield while attempting to cross Fairview Avenue and was struck by a 2014 Nissan SUV driven by Peoples.

Jones reported no injuries on the scene.

Agencies that assisted included the McArthur Police Department, Vinton County EMS, McArthur Fire Department and McDonald’s Towing Service.

The crash remains under investigation and alcohol is not believed to be a contributing factor, the Jackson Post reported.

sdawes@vintoncourier.com; @sydneydawes_95

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