Richard Grooms, 69, dies in Adams County crash - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Man, 69, dies in Adams County crash


Authorities say a single-vehicle crash claimed a life on Monday afternoon.

Preliminary investigation shows Richard Grooms, 69, and his passenger Mary Grooms, 68, were heading southbound on State Route 247 when he lost control striking a utility pole just after 4 p.m.

Richard was taken by West Union EMS to Adams County Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Mary was taken as well to be treated for non life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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