Mechanic Breakdown Case

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MECHANIC TWP. — Alcohol, speed and seat belt use, or lack thereof, all played a role in an early Friday crash that resulted in serious injury to two people. Robert Scott Huy, 29, Township Road 262, Millersburg, sustained massive head trauma and was transported from the crash scene to a helipad at the former Holmes County Fairgrounds. From there, he was taken by emergency helicopter to Akron General Medical Center, where he remained Friday afternoon. He was a passenger in a 1999 Dodge pickup truck driven by Randall C. Clinage, 29, Township Road 262, Millersburg. Clinage, who suffered neck injuries, initially was transported by a Holmes Fire District No. 1 emergency squad to Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg. He later transferred to Aultman Hospital…show more content…
Franciso Corona, 44, of 741 S. Washington St., Millersburg, identified through the course of the investigation, admitted to being the driver of the 1992 Honda Accord that crashed into the rear of Clinage 's truck, said Haun. Corona was not injured in the crash. The initial investigation suggests both vehicles appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the collision, said Haun. After first hitting a guardrail off the right side of the road, Clinage appears to have overcorrected and crashed into a guardrail on the left side of the road. That impact caused the truck to overturn, at which time Huy was ejected. The truck came to rest on its top in the middle of state Route 83. Speed and alcohol both appear to be factors in the crash, in which none of the three involved men were wearing seat belts, said Haun, noting both drivers were tested for intoxication, and toxicology results are pending. Circumstances surrounding the crash and its cause remain under investigation, with many questions yet to be answered, said Haun, who said it has yet to be determined which driver is at fault. In fact, he said, both may be cited for actions leading up to the
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