Alcohol suspected factor in fatal crash

Alcohol suspected factor in fatal crash

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - An investigation is underway after a deadly crash in Pittsfield Township.

It happened at 10:48 p.m. Thursday on State Route 58 north of Webster Road.

58-year-old Glenn Angney was driving a 1986 Volkswagen Rabbit southbound on SR58. 40-year-old Timothy Ropchock was driving a 2012 Dodge Avenger northbound on SR58.

Ropchock's northbound vehicle drove left of center. Angney took evasive action by swerving to the right, but was struck by Ropchock's vehicle.

Angney was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel.

Ropchock was transported from the scene to Cleveland Metro by Life Flight.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

Ropchock will be charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, operating a vehicle while under the influence and left of center.

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