Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Middletown crash

Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Middletown crash
Bryce Kauffman (Source: Middletown Division of Police)

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (FOX19) - Authorities have charged a man in connection with a Middletown crash that resulted in the death of a 63-year-old woman.

Bryce Kauffman is charged with vehicular manslaughter and running a red light at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Verity Parkway on Jan. 6, according to the Middletown Police Department.

Police responded to the scene and found a woman trapped in her car. They say she was traveling westbound on Lafayette when her car was hit by a box truck driven by Kauffman going northbound on Verity.

The woman’s car was then went into the path of a semi-truck.

Teresa Day was taken to Atrium Medical Center, police said, where she later died.

Kauffman is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 4.

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