UPDATE: Missing man found dead in Batavia - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Missing man found dead in Batavia

Provided photo. Provided photo.
Photo: FOX19/Mike Woeste Photo: FOX19/Mike Woeste
BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) -

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident Wednesday afternoon in Batavia involving man reported missing earlier this week.

Emergency crews were dispatched just before 2 p.m. to James E. Sauls Sr. Drive, located near the University of Cincinnati East Campus and Batavia High School.

A man was found dead inside of a wrecked vehicle off the road. The Clermont County Coroner confirmed the identity of the victim was 59-year-old Ralph Bernhardt, who went missing Monday morning on his way to work in Peebles, Ohio.

Cincinnati police said Bernhardt was last seen at about 5 a.m. at a United Dairy Farmers in Batavia. He never made it to work and had not made contact with anyone.

Authorities said no foul play was suspected. Further details about the crash were not immediately released.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

    Trump slams rate increases by independent Federal Reserve

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 17:37:28 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:46:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and says he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases.Full Story >
  • At least 13 die when duck boat capsizes in Missouri lake

    At least 13 die when duck boat capsizes in Missouri lake

    Friday, July 20 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-07-20 11:26:30 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:42:58 GMT
    (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP). Emergency responders work at Table Rock Lake after a deadly boat accident in Branson, Mo., Thursday, July 19, 2018. A sheriff in Missouri said a tourist boat has apparently capsized on the lake, leavin...(Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP). Emergency responders work at Table Rock Lake after a deadly boat accident in Branson, Mo., Thursday, July 19, 2018. A sheriff in Missouri said a tourist boat has apparently capsized on the lake, leavin...
    Dive teams will resume searching for five people still missing after a tourist boat capsized and sank in a southwestern Missouri lake.Full Story >
    Dive teams will resume searching for five people still missing after a tourist boat capsized and sank in a southwestern Missouri lake.Full Story >
  • Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star

    Suspect detained in killing of Olympic figure skating star

    Friday, July 20 2018 3:16 AM EDT2018-07-20 07:16:16 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-07-20 12:39:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, figure skater Denis Ten, of Kazakhstan, reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's short program figure skating, in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 201...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, figure skater Denis Ten, of Kazakhstan, reacts as his score is posted following his performance in the men's short program figure skating, in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 201...
    Kazakh media says authorities detained one suspect in the killing of Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten and are searching for another.Full Story >
    Kazakh media says authorities detained one suspect in the killing of Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten and are searching for another.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly