Local man killed in crash

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 29, 2007

FRANKLIN FURNACE — A Franklin Furnace man is dead after a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening near the Lawrence-Scioto line.

Thomas R. Newsome, 66, was eastbound on Haverhill-Ohio Furnace Road and was attempting to cross U.S. 52 when he was struck in the right front by a car driven by Victoria Ellis, 56, of Pedro.

Ellis was northbound on U.S. 52. Neither she nor a passenger in her vehicle were injured.

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The accident remains under investigation.