City: Bennington, Ohio
County: Morrow, Ohio
Date of Accident: May 25, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2003 Dodge Station Wagon / Pedestrian
A 35 year old man, James R. Bobo, of Marengo, Ohio, lost his life in a crash that occurred in Bennington, Morrow, Ohio on May 25, 2013 at approximately 1:18 pm. Reports from the police are that an 18 year old youth, Howard E. Jacob of Mount Vernon, Ohio, was driving a 2003 Dodge station wagon, south on County Route 26. The man, who was a pedestrian was allegedly lying in the roadway and was struck by the car. The man was transported by Morrow County EMS to Morrow County Morgue. The car was driven from the scene.
Bennington, Morrow, Ohio, had a population of 2,663 with 0 fatal crashes, of 158. In Ohio in 2010, in the age group 21-25, there were 8 pedestrians killed in motor vehicle accidents, while in the category of types of units involved in crashes, there were 96 which resulted in fatalities which involved pedestrians. Accidents which occurred when the road was dark not lighted amounted to 279 which resulted in fatalities. According to the ODPS, accidents which involved non motorists in the roadway amounted to 72 which caused fatalities.