the republic logo

Ohio police say golf cart passenger killed in rollover crash

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

WOOSTER, Ohio — A 49-year-old northern Ohio man has been killed in an early morning golf cart accident.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 42-year-old Craig Franks of Wooster was driving the cart with two passengers at about 1:15 a.m. EDT Saturday. Troopers say they were in a personal golf cart headed westbound down a road when Franks drove it left of center and off the road. Investigators say it rolled over an embankment and overturned, ejecting all three people.

They say passenger Robert Moore was dead at the scene. Troopers say Franks and a female passenger were taken to a hospital with non-serious injuries.

The Highway Patrol has charged Franks with operating a vehicle under the influence, unsafe speed and failure to control. A phone number wasn't available immediately for Franks.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.