LICKING COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Katelyn Grove and Donzel Evans, both of Newark, Ohio, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal single-vehicle crash in Licking County Saturday morning.

Grove, 24 and 31-year-old Evans, were both killed in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning.


According to reports, Evans was operating a Dodge Ram 1500 in Hanover Township, when for unknown reasons, the pickup crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle then made contact with a grouping of trees.

Evans was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Grove was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Licking County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 166,492. Its county seat is Newark. The county was formed on January 30, 1808 from portions of Fairfield County. It is named for the salt licks that were in the area – Wikipedia.