Blair woman dies following crash near Jenkinsville

JENKINSVILLE – The driver in a single vehicle accident died last Thursday, Aug. 12, after being involved in a crash near the Jenkinsville post office.

The driver was identified by the Fairfield Coroner’s office as Deborah McGhee Fichtner of Blair.

According to Master Trooper Gary Miller, Fitchner was driving a 2001 Pontiac two door sedan south on State Highway 215 near McKenna Road, about a half mile south of Jenkinsville, when the vehicle went off the right side of the road and crashed into a tree.

The driver, who was not seatbelted, was injured and taken by EMS to Prisma Health in Richland where she died, according to Miller.

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