Aberdeen man killed in four-vehicle crash in Adams County

Crews respond to fatal Adams County crash

ADAMS COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A man from Aberdeen was killed in a four-vehicle crash in Adams County on Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened on U.S. 52 in Manchester, Ohio around 3:45 p.m.

Police said the preliminary investigation shows Jennifer Cox, 34, pulled slightly off the traveled portion of the roadway to allow traffic that was behind her to pass. David Greene Jr., 22, attempted to pass, but struck a tractor-trailer being driven by 59-year-old Brent Markwell causing him to veer to the left striking a car being driven by 78-year-old Joe Davis.

Markwell was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cox and her passenger, Billy Reed, were not injured.

Greene and his passenger, 18-year-old Storm Vest, were transported to UC Medical Center with serious injuries.

Davis and his wife were also transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Their conditions are not known at this time.

Police said all drivers and passengers appear to have been wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

Multiple fire and emergency crews responded to the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol

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