Nolan Purk Car Accident, 17-year-old Logan County boy died


Nolan Purk Car Accident: Nolan Purk, a resident of Lakeview Village in Logan County, was headed east on Township Road 240 when the 2000 Toyota Tundra pickup he was driving went off the south side of the road and struck a tree, according to the preliminary traffic crash report filed with the sheriff’s office.

The accident occurred about 7:30 p.m.

sheriff’s investigators estimated the truck’s speed was 80 mph, according to the report, which indicated the posted speed limit was 55 mph.

Purk suffered serious injuries and was taken to Mary Rutan Hospital, then to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center in Columbus.

That is where he died early Saturday, the sheriff’s office said.

According to a social media post-Saturday night, the Indian Lake High School junior will be remembered during the Sandy Beach Bridge Christmas tree lighting, set for 6:15 p.m. Sunday in Russells Point.

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