Bicyclist Charles A. Startup, 70, dies in hit-and-run crash on Butternut Ridge Road in Elyria, Ohio

Modified Date: 
Mon, 12/07/2015 - 3:10pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015

Bicyclist killed in hit-skip crash in Lorain County

NEW RUSSIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Investigators are searching for a car that struck and killed a bicyclist Saturday afternoon in Lorain County. Anyone with information about the crash is being asked to contact the Highway Patrol at 440-365-5045. The car slowed for a moment before the driver sped off, the State Highway Patrol said. He was wearing a helmet at the time, the Highway Patrol said. Charles A. Startup, 70, of Oberlin, died in the crash on Butternut Ridge Road in New Russia Township.

Oberlin man charged in October hit-and-run that killed bicyclist

NEW RUSSIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- An Oberlin man is facing charges in an October hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in New Russia Township. Charles A. Startup, 70, of Oberlin, was killed in the Oct. 10 crash. Ronald Dicenzo, 76, is charged with vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatal crash and failure to maintain an assured clear distance, the State Highway Patrol said. Charges were filed Monday, the Highway Patrol said. Dicenzo cooperated with the investigation, the Highway Patrol said.
People Involved: 
Charles A. Startup
Ronald Dicenzo
Elyria, OH

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