Payton Jones, Lexington High School Graduate, Killed in Traffic Collision in Mansfield Ohio

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Payton Jones – Obituary – Death, cause of death:  Payton Jones, (18) a graduate of Lexington High school was killed in a Traffic Collision in Mansfield Ohio on August 29th at 5:43 p.m. The crash occurred on Ohio 61, Country Road 15.

Cause of Payton Jones’ Death

According to the Mount Gilead Ohio Highway Patrol post, the accident occurred at 5:43pm when Jones was driving a Ford Focus and was eastbound on country road 15 while Brad Gerwig, 52 (from Sunbury) was driving a Ford F-250 pickup and was heading south on Ohio 61, Jones’s Vehicle failed to follow the stop sign and got a head on collision by Gerwig’s vehicle.

Jones was pronounced dead on the scene but Gerwig did not sustain any injury. According to patrol, The crash is still being investigated.

Life

Jones was an active member of her community as she participated in “Miss Ohio Outstanding Teen Program at the Renaissance Theatre where she represented Buckeye Valley.