CINCINNATI, OH. (THECOUNT) — Ellen Grieshop, of Beavercreek, Ohio, has died following a February 6th freak accident where her vehicle was struck by a falling tree in Cincinnati.

Grieshop, 52, was operating a vehicle in Cincinnati earlier this month when a large tree fell, crushing her vehicle and trapping her inside.


First responders deployed the “jaws of life” in a successful effort extract Grieshop from the mangled vehicle.

She was rushed to an area hospital suffering from multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

John Grieshop, the victim’s husband, took to Facebook Saturday to announced the sad news that his wife had passed away in the hospital.

Grieshop was in a coma and on life support before succumbing to her injuries, reports WHIO.

Via GoFundMe:

On Wednesday February 6 at approximately 11:30 am Ellen was on her way to an appt for work in Cincinnati when suddenly a tree fell from the hillside next to the road directly landing on top of her car while she was driving on the road. The car then slammed into another tree on the hillside and subsequently rolled over onto the road. EMT’s were there within 3 minutes due to witnesses calling 911 and were able to extract Ellen from the car using the “jaws of life” which took some time. Ellen was rushed to University of Cincinnati Medical Center where she remains in a coma and on life support in Neuroscience ICU. There has been an outpouring of support for this kind hearted and wonderful lady and her beautiful family. The thoughts, prayers and visits have been so much appreciated by the family and extended family and friends. At this time there are so many phenomenal doctors, nurses and specialists that are giving Ellen 24 hour care. John and family are by her side constantly and will be for an extended period of time. The care and the fact that neither John or Ellen are working at this time/near future means that costs are mounting up. We have set up this site to provide an opportunity for all those that have offered to help in anyway possible. The prayers, visits and thoughts daily are most important and are making a difference in the progress of Ellen and the well being of the family and for that we say thank you so very much. John has mentioned so many times how much he can feel the support of his friends and family and that is carrying him through the darkest hours.

Geo quick facts: Beavercreek is the largest city in Greene County, Ohio, United States, and is the second-largest suburb of Dayton. The population was 45,193 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Beavercreek area was settled in the early 1800s- Wikipedia.