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Man indicted in connection with fatal January Fairfield crash

A man was indicted Wednesday in connection with a fatal car accident that happened in Fairfield...
A man was indicted Wednesday in connection with a fatal car accident that happened in Fairfield in January.(None)
Published: May. 12, 2022 at 2:31 PM EDT
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BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) -The Butler County Prosecutor’s Office issued an indictment for a suspect charged in connection with a fatal Fairfield crash that happened in January.

According to a crash report written by Fairfield police, Juan Orozco Garcia was driving west on Port Union Road in January when he lost control of the car and ran off the left side of the road. He then hit a gas line, a culvert, and an excavator, causing both Garcia and the car passenger to be taken to the hospital.

Police then said in the report that the passenger later died.

They have not identified the passenger.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash, the police report states.

According to the Butler County Prosecutor’s Office, Garcia faces one count of aggravated vehicular homicide and two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence.

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