Man charged for backing over wife in Springfield Twp.

Arrested: Michael Barnes
Arrested: Michael Barnes

Amber Jenkins- email

CINCINNATI, OH(FOX19)- A man is charged after backing over his wife overnight.

Around 12:30am, Springfield Township police responded to the1800 block of Clayburn Circle for a report of a person struck.

32-year-old Tawnya Barnes was struck by a vehicle driven by her husband, 36-year-old Michael Barnes. He was backing out of the driveway, when his wife was hit.

Barnes was transported to Mercy Fairfield Hospital where she died from her injures.

Michael Barnes has been charged with one count of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide. Police say alcohol was a factor in the accident.

Barnes is now in the Hamilton County Justice Center on a 75,000 dollar bond.