Columbus Man Dies in Hospital Following Three-Vehicle Crash in Pickaway Co.

Pickaway County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene of a three-vehicle crash along US 23 southbound, near the Island Road overpass on Monday night.

The crash took place shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Monday, March 20th when a 2001 Lincoln, reported to have been stopped along US 23 with its light off, was struck from behind by a southbound 2012 Jeep.

The driver of the Lincoln, identified as Paul N. Wegmeyer, 69, of Columbus, was taken to Grant Medical in Columbus where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the Jeep, identified as Morgan A. Fannin, of Lockbourne, was taken to Ohio Health Berger Hospital for treatment.

A third vehicle, a 2013 Hyundai, was stuck by Fannin’s Jeep following the initial collision, but no injuries were reported for its driver.

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