A 19 year- old man died in a single-vehicle accident on State Route 29 south of State Route 38 around 4:40 a.m. Matthew Miller went off the road and his car hit a culvert. According to patrol, Miller was not wearing a seatbelt.
Helsinger was taken to the hospital where he was evaluated, Sgt. Tim Nash said. "He's alert and awake -- it's definitely not life-threatening. He's more banged up than anything," he said. The driver of the other vehicle was uninjured, but officials transported a passenger to the hospital for minor injuries, Nash said. Alcohol or drugs are believed to be a factor in the crash.
Hannah was driving an ATV northbound on a ditch along the 2600 block of State Route 292, when he struck an embankment. He was thrown from the vehicle and later died from injuries sustained in the crash.
The victim, driver, and another passenger were all ejected from the golf cart. The driver and other passenger were driven to Wooster Community Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, the highway patrol said. According to a news release, the golf cart driver was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, unsafe speed and failure to control.
Police are searching for a driver of an SUV that allegedly hit a pedestrian and fled the scene about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the area of Safford Avenue and S. Wayne Avenue. Witnesses told police that the man had been struck by a gray or silver SUV, that did not stop after the crash. The victim is in critical condition.