A Malta woman is dead after a single vehicle accident in Morgan County this weekend.
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say it happened around 4:20 p.m. Saturday on Ohio State Route 60.
Seventy-nine-year-old Mary Hickerson was riding with her son 59-year-old Gary Hickerson of Arkansas.
Officials say he drove the car off the road and hit an embankment and then a tree.
Mary Hickerson was taken by MedFlight to Licking Memorial Hospital.
Troopers believe alcohol wasn't involved but they couldn't confirm the cause of the crash. They continue to investigate.
Both Mary and Gary were wearing seat belts.