Ironton residents killed in crash

Published 9:31 am Friday, July 18, 2014

WAVERLY — The Chillicothe Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on U.S. 23 in Pike County. On Thursday at approximately 1:50 p.m., John W. Mullins, 44, of Ironton, was operating a 1992 Toyota Tacoma southbound on U.S. 23.

Karl R. Woodley, 70, of Ontario, Canada was operating a 2003 Kenworth Tractor northbound on U.S. 23. Mullins drove his vehicle left of center striking Woodley head-on in the northbound lanes.

Mullins and his passenger, Geneva F. Mullins, 72, of Ironton, were pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Corner Dr. David Kessler. Woodley was treated and released at the scene by the Pike County EMS.

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The Chillicothe Post was assisted by Pike County EMS, Pike County Sheriff’s Office, Pee Pee Township Fire Department, Huntington Township Fire Department and the Ohio Department of Transportation.