One Dead in Drunken Ohio Golf Cart Crash

One man is dead after a driver overturned his golf cart during a drunken joy ride this morning in Chester Township, Ohio.

According to WOIO, the Ohio Highway State Patrol said the crash occurred at 1:14 a.m. after 42-year-old Craig L. Franks drove his E-Z Go Golf Cart over an embankment, causing it to overturn. Robert M. Moore, 49, was in the front passenger seat and Vicky L. White, 47, was sitting in the back at the time of the crash.

Moore reportedly suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Franks and White suffered non life-threatening injuries and were taken to a local hospital. From WOIO:

Franks was charged with OVI, unsafe speed for conditions and for failure to maintain reasonable control. He also faces additional charges pending the outcome of the blood alcohol test.

The crash is still under investigation.

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