An Ashville, Ohio woman is dead following a car crash in Pickaway County Thursday.

73-year-old Barbara Pettibone had been reported missing by authorities at 7am. Authorities called-in a plane to assist in their search.

Later in the day at 5:22pm, the Pickaway County Sheriff was notified of a traffic crash discovered at Lockbourne Eastern Road. Deputies responded to the scene, where they found Pettibone dead inside her vehicle.

It is believed that Pettibone died of an apparent medical condition, which resulted in the crash.