Three Chillicothe Residents Injured in South Columbus Crash

Three people were sent to a Columbus hospital on Monday following a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 23 near Scioto Downs. 

According to Columbus Police, Larry Depugh, 77, of Chillicothe was traveling north on 23 in a transport van shortly before 8:00 a.m. when he lost consciousness behind the wheel. 

Police say the van accelerated off the right side of the roadway where it struck a Columbus city electric pole before coming to rest. 

Depugh's passengers, Jonathan May, 23, and Angeline Newland, 46, both of Chillicothe, had to be extricated from the wreck. All three were transported Grant Medical Center.

Photo is courtesy of Jason & Ashley Salley

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