Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Franklinton Fire Kills Three
A Columbus fire official in Ohio says three people have died in a fire that burned through a house on North Yale Avenue
Fire Battalion Chief David Whiting describes the victims as an elderly woman, a teenager and an infant.
Whiting says the fire in the Franklinton neighborhood just west of downtown was reported shortly after 5 a.m. Friday. He says firefighters arrived to find the two-story house engulfed in flames “from top to bottom.”
The teen was found dead outside the house, while the other two bodies were inside. Two adjacent homes were heavily damaged.
A firefighter overcome by heat was taken to a hospital. Whiting says there were no other injuries.
The fire’s cause was not immediately known.