October 19, 2020

One person dies in a multi-vehicle crash in southern Franklin County.

Jim Woods
 
| The Columbus Dispatch

A Groveport man died Tuesday morning when his pickup was struck head-on in a four-vehicle crash in southern Franklin County, the county sheriff’s office said.

Floyd E. Coyer, 76, was transported to  OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, where he later died at 12:10 p.m., the sheriff’s office said.

The crash occurred at 11:37 a.m. when a tractor-trailer driven westbound on Route 317 by Anthony L. Dudley, 40, who is from out-of-state, came upon slowed traffic east of Parsons Avenue, the sheriff’s office said.

Dudley went left of center and struck a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck head-on, the sheriff’s said. The pickup truck then spun several times, striking an SUV and a dump truck before coming to rest .

A sheriff’s office accident investigation release states Dudley is from Ragland, Georgia. However, a Google search found no town by that name in Georgia, but did find

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