Larry Vredenburgh, 61, was pronounced dead at the scene
It was a bad day for drivers and a busy day for the Ohio State Highway Patrol on Tuesday afternoon.
The driver in a head-on collision faces a possible charge of operating a vehicle under the influence (OVI).
70-year-old Norwalk woman sustained multiple serious injuries.
troopers seized 469 Oxycodone pills in Richland County traffic stop.
On Ohio 2 in Amherst Township
License plate light violation leads to traffic stop on Ohio Turnpike.
Suspect remained at large as of 7 p.m.
Patrol sergeant: “We’re looking at mechanical reasons or seeing if there was something in the roadway.”
Commercial truck’s cargo was above the height limit and it struck the bridge equipment, leading to fatal accident for motorist who was following behind.
Man who died wasn’t wearing a helmet.
From January through May, Ohio troopers made more than 10,000 arrests for impaired driving.
‘Drive sober or get pulled over’
Patrol sergeant: “We don’t for sure know the reason why the individual got out of the vehicle — we have some guesses and speculation.”
Pumper truck runs stop sign and collides with pickup truck.