At approximately 1647 hours on July 15, 2019 the Mansfield Division of Police responded to reports of an ATV accident on U.S. Route 30 Westbound between 5th Ave and State Route 545.
As a result of the accident there were two (2) fatalities.
The Mansfield Division of Police is currently investigating the cause of the accident and the identities of the victims are not known at this time. The City of Mansfield, Safety-Service Director Lori A. Cope advised that U.S. Route 30 Westbound is shut down and all traffic is being rerouted onto 5th Avenue while the accident is under investigation and is asking the public to avoid the area.
The Mansfield Division of Police is being assisted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Richland County Sheriff's Office, the Madison Township Fire Department and the Mansfield Fire Department. Further details regarding the accident and the investigation will be released at a later time.
The Mansfield Division of Police is asking that anyone with any information concerning the accident or anyone who witnessed the accident please contact Detective Richard Clapp at 419-755-9470.