Knox County – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a
fatal traffic crash that occurred on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at approximately 2:22 PM,
on State Route 229 and U.S Route 62, Harrison Township.
Donald Duncan, age 89, of Howard, Ohio, was operating a gold 2003 Toyota Camry
westbound on State Route 229. Dixie Greenfield, age 62 of Brinkhaven, Ohio, was
operating a gold 2011 Dodge Durango southbound on U.S Route 62. Mrs. Greenfield was
accompanied by a front passenger, William Greenfield, age 62, of Brinkhaven, Ohio in the
front passenger seat.
Mr. Duncan failed to yield from a stop sign, entered the intersection and was struck by
Mrs. Greenfield’s vehicle. Mr. Duncan’s vehicle and Mrs. Greenfield’s vehicle came to
final rest on the southwest edge of U.S Route 62. Mr. Duncan and the Greenfields were
conscious and alert being treated by Eastern Knox EMS.
Mr. Duncan was later pronounced deceased at Ohio State University Hospital. Mrs
Greenfield and Mr. Greenfield sustained minor injuries and were treated at the Knox
Community Hospital. Alcohol and drugs are not suspected to be a factor in this crash.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted on scene by Eastern Knox EMS.
The traffic crash remains under investigation by the Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State