UPDATE: Bond set in fatal pedestrian crash

Carl Bessy / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Carl Bessy / Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email


UPDATE: Carl Bessy appeared in court Wednesday morning, where his bond was set at $250,000.


A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car late Monday night.

It happened just before 11 p.m. on Riverside Drive.

Rodney Fuston, 39, was struck by a Chevy truck traveling westbound. Police say he died at the scene.

The vehicle was operated by Carl Bessy, 50. Bessy was not injured and wearing a seatbelt.

Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash. Bessy fled the scene, but was apprehended a short time later. He faces charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an auto accident.

Any witnesses to the crash are urged to call 513-352-2514.