PICKAWAY COUNTY, Ohio — According to the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office, the search for a missing elderly woman ended in tragedy.
82-year-old Mary J. Doddroe was reported missing yesterday.
Reports say deputies drove the route Doddroe would have taken. While traveling along Island Road, Deputy Moore of the Sheriff’s Office located debris and skid marks that led off the roadway near the Circleville Twin Quarries.
Multiple deputies and detectives arrived on the scene. Sheriff Matthew O. Hafey said the vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, through a fence, and down an embankment that led into the quarry.
The incident, authorities say, is still under investigation.
The circumstances surrounding Doddroe’s vehicle leaving the roadway are still unknown.