Man Killed in Ejection Crash

Local News

One person is dead after a rollover crash shortly before midnight in Licking County.


According to the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol, 24-year-old

Michael Guenther of Pataskala was driving south on Columbia Road in Etna Township when the car went off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch. The car became airborne and overturned, ejecting Guenther, who was not wearing his seat belt.

Guenther was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.

His passenger 28-year-old Anna Stephens of Pataskala, who was wearing a seat belt, had to be cut out of the vehicle. She was taken by Med Flight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus where she is in serious condition.