One Injured in Accident

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One person was injured following an accident Thursday morning in Coshocton County.

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old Andy McElroy, of Coshocton, was traveling east on State Route 541 near Township Road 80 when the accident took place around 5:30am.

Deputies said McElroy lost control went off the right side of the road and struck an embankment before overturning several times. Officials reported he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

He was flown by medical helicopter to OSU Wexner Medical Center for his injuries. His condition is unknown. The accident remains under investigation.

Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.