PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a two-car crash that killed a Wellington man on State Route 58 in Pittsfield Township Thursday night, according to the Elyria Highway Patrol Post.
The crash involved Glenn Angney, 58, of Wellington, who was driving a 1986 Volkswagen Rabbit southbound on SR 58 and Timothy Ropchock, 40, of Grafton, driving a 2012 Dodge Avenger northbound.
Highway patrol said it happened at 10:48 p.m. on at SR 58 north of Webster Road when Ropchock drove left of center, Angney took evasive action, swerving to the right to avoid him, but was struck by Ropchock’s car.
Angney was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel.
Ropchock was flown from the scene to MetroHealth Medical Center.
Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash, according to troopers.
They said Ropchock will be charged with aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle while under the influence and left of center.
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