One person was killed in a three vehicle crash that occurred Monday afternoon on U.S. 68 north of Bellefontaine.


WPKO Radio reported that 86 year old Mary Hilty, of Columbus, was a passenger in a car being operated by 86 year old Marvin Hilty, who failed to stop for traffic that was stopped for a utility work crew.


Hilty’s car struck the rear of a vehicle being driven by 51 year old Allan Rutkowski, of Maumee.


That car was pushed into the third vehicle being driven by 25 year old Cody Sniffen, of Kenton.


Mrs. Hilty died at OSU Medical Center in Columbus, Mr. Hilty was transferred to OSU Medical Center from Mary Rutan Hospital. Rutkowski was taken by helicopter to St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima and Sniffen was not injured.


The crash remains under investigation.