Summit County Prosecutor, Sheriff team up to offer free rides on St. Patrick’s Day

Published: Mar. 16, 2023 at 7:02 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 16, 2023 at 2:36 PM EDT
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SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh and Summit County Sheriff Kandy Fatheree are holding a press conference Thursday afternoon to warn drivers about the dangers of drunk driving ahead of St. Patrick’s Day Friday, according to a press release.

The prosecutor’s and sheriff’s offices are teaming up with the ride-share service LYFT to provide free or reduced-fare rides home up to $20 each to 600 Summit County residents.

Use LYFT code “SUMMITGREEN23″ from 6 a.m. on March 17 until 12 p.m. on March 18.

The two will be joined by Amanda Wood, who was injured in a crash involving a drunk driver, the release says .

Officials say Wood was the passenger of a car involved in a drunk driving accident in September of 2021.

As a result of the crash, she continues to live with pain and nerve damage, according to the release.

Officials say her father, the driver at the time of the accident, died a month after being struck.

46-year-old Todd Zenner was driving with a blood alcohol content of .135 when the accident occurred, according to the release.

Officials say he pled guilty in January to two counts of aggravated vehicular assault and one count of operating a vehicle under the Influence.

Zenner is scheduled to be sentenced at 2 p.m. March 22.