Amish man dies after his buggy is rear-ended by an SUV - 19 Action News|Cleveland, OH|News, Weather, Sports

Amish man dies after his buggy is rear-ended by an SUV

Posted: Updated:
ASHLAND COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

Troopers say a 50-year-old Amish man from Homerville has died after his buggy was rear-ended by an SUV.

The accident happened on May 13 around 7:20 pm on CR 500 near TR 101 in Jackson Township, Ashland County. The driver of the buggy, John Yoder, died from his injuries on May 16.

Troopers say Douglas Church, 20, traveling eastbound on CR 500 in a Jeep Cherokee, became distracted and drove into the rear of the buggy. After the crash, Church failed to stop.

Utilizing the media to broadcast information on the hit-skip vehicle, a short time later a call was received at the Ashland Patrol Post advising the location of the vehicle in involved.  Officers responded to a residence in Sullivan, Ohio and located the 2002 silver Jeep Grand Cherokee. 

The Ashland Patrol Post is working with the Ashland County Prosecutor's office reviewing the case.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Copyright 2013 WOIO. All rights reserved.

 

 

  • Seen on 19Seen on 19More>>

  • 51 UPS locations breached by malware

    UPS notifies customers of potential data compromise

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:51:58 GMT
    The UPS Store discovered malware identified in the bulletin on systems at 51 locations in 24 states (about 1 percent) of 4,470 franchised center locations throughout the U.S.
    More >>
    The UPS Store discovered malware identified in the bulletin on systems at 51 locations in 24 states (about 1 percent) of 4,470 franchised center locations throughout the U.S. UPS is providing an information website, identity protection and credit monitoring services to customers whose information may have been compromised.
    More >>
  • Recall: Possible glass shards in Corona beer

    Recall: Possible glass shards in Corona beer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:05:35 GMT
    Constellation Brands Beer announced they're recalling packages of Corona Extra Beer that could contain small particles of glass.More >>
    Constellation Brands Beer announced they're recalling packages of Corona Extra Beer that could contain small particles of glass.More >>
Powered by WorldNow