Lexington High School Class “21 graduate identified as 18-year-old Payton Jones passed away in a two vehicle crash that occurred on Ohio 61 at County Road 15.
Jones was a freshman in college who was planning to major in music ministry. she was said to have competed in the 2019 Miss Ohio’s Outstanding Teen program at the Renaissance Theatre as Miss Buckeye Valley’s Outstanding Teen.
Preliminary investigations into the crash shows that, Payton Jones was driving a 2009 Ford Focus on County Road 15 eastbound while a 2002 Ford F-250 pickup driven by 52-year-old Brad Gerwig was travelling on Ohio 61 southbound. Jones ignored a stop sign and entered the intersection colliding to Pickup.
Jones was pronounced dead on scene after succumbing to the fatal crash while Gerwig did not sustain any injury.
The news about this death has been attracting numerous tributes and condolences via social media from friends and other worried individuals.
Payton Jones GoFundMe
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Jones funeral-related expenses. According to the page, Payton was a dynamic worship leader who just completed her very first week of college. She was pursuing a ministerial leadership degree so she could go change the world. But, that is exactly what she was already doing! She changed lives through her songwriting and volunteering. And, even through her infectious laughter. Payton was kind and compassionate yet bold about her faith. She was simply radiant!
$10,042 raised of $5,000 goal has been achieved as at the time this post is being made.
What Time Did Payton Jones Accident Happen?
According to report, the vehicle crash that led to the death of Jones happened at about 5:43 p.m. Saturday, evening.
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the passing of Payton Jones.
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