Woman succumbs to injuries sustained in Dec. 8 crash

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed this morning that a Lakeview woman succumbed to injuries sustained in a Dec. 8 crash on State Route 117. 

Marjorie Jean Phillips, 89, passed away Saturday at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus. 

According to previous reports, she had driven her car from the drive of Home Away from Home, 8140 S.R. 117, and was struck on the driver’s side door by a northbound car.

Ms. Phillips was flown by MedFlight helicopter to Grant Medical Center in Columbus for incapacitating injuries. 

The driver of the second car, Jack D. Cochran, 86, of Lakeview, sustained non-incapacitating injuries and was checked at the scene by BMRT squad members. Damage was heavy to his car and Ms. Phillips’ vehicle.

This is the eighth fatal crash in Logan County this year.