Carth CJ J Jones
Carth ‘CJ’  Jones

From the Ft Recovery Police Department:

(3-14-19) On March 11th (Monday) at 12:56 PM the Fort Recovery Police Department took a report of an accident with injuries at the intersection of State Route 119 and Fort Recovery Minster Road.

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Based on witness statements and evidence from the scene it was determined that a 2005 Honda van driven by Carth Jones (63) of Bradford failed to stop at the stop sign on Fort Recovery Minster Road at State Route 119. Jones vehicle was struck by a 2012 Chevrolet truck owned by the Ottawa Oil Company Inc. and driven by Peter Halker (55) from Columbus Grove. Both men were the only occupants of the vehicles, both were transported to Mercer Health by St. Henry squads.

Halker was treated and released from Mercer Health. Jones was transported to Miami Valley Hospital where he passed away due to his injuries on March 12th (Tuesday).

The Fort Recovery Police Department was assisted by the Southwest Mercer Fire Department and the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office.