Coolville man killed in Friday crash


Jordan B. Kimes

MEIGS COUNTY — One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash this past weekend in Meigs County.

According to the Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Jordan B. Kimes, 25, of Coolville, was driving his 1989 Ford Ranger westbound on Township Road 272.

At approximately 9:26 p.m. Friday, Kimes lost control of his vehicle and slid off the right side of the road. His vehicle continued off the side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned, ejecting Kimes from the vehicle. According to the report, Kimes was not wearing his seat belt.

Township Road 272 was closed for approximately three hours following the crash, which is still under investigation.

Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-992-2155 EXT. 2555.

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