(May 2, 2018) – Shawnee Twp. Police with assistance of an Ohio State Patrol Accident re-constructionist is investigating a double fatal accident at the Pony Keg 1201 Shawnee Rd.
Around 1:13 pm Shawnee Twp. police officers were dispatched to the Pony Keg 1201 Shawnee Rd. for an injury accident. Upon arrival officers learned the injuries were severe and requested assistance of an accident re-constructionist from Ohio State Patrol. A 2015 Hyundai Sonata was east bound on St Rt. 117 and drove through the intersection of Shawnee Rd. against a red light, jumped the curb in front of the Pony Keg. This vehicle then struck a 2003 Freightliner Pepsi delivery truck parked at the Pony Keg. The truck was then pushed into a 2018 Ford Fusion also parked in front of the Pony Keg.
The Hyundai was operated by Phyllis Goodson (70) of Lima who was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center by Lima Fire Dept. with serious injuries. A front seat passenger is identified as Alexa K. Tippie (45) of St. Marys was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center by Lima Fire Dept. The passenger passed away on arrival at the hospital. A rear seat passenger was identified as Alexa K. Tippie (67) of St. Marys and was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center by Shawnee Twp. Fire Dept. Tippie died shortly after arrival at the hospital. Both Alexa’s are mother and daughter and Phyllis is the sister and aunt to the passengers.
The Hyundai was totaled, the truck had to be towed from the scene and the Ford had minor damage. There were no other injuries. This accident remains under investigation with no charges at this time alcohol is not suspected to be a factor at this time.