- Associated Press - Thursday, August 20, 2015

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) - A northeast Ohio man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 16-year-old girl and injured two others in 2014.

Northeast Ohio Media Group reports (https://bit.ly/1NGifle ) 27-year-old Jeremy Goodrich pleaded guilty in June to one count of aggravated vehicular homicide, two counts of aggravated vehicle assault and three counts of drug possession in the Aug. 3, 2014 accident.

The Rittman resident also received a lifetime suspension of his driver’s license at Monday’s sentencing.

Police say Katherine Babak died in the crash, which occurred on River Styx Road in Montville Township. Goodrich crossed into Babak’s lane and collided head-on with her vehicle.

A 15-year-old Akron girl and 16-year-old Montville Township girl were hospitalized.

Officers at the scene found methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl in Goodrich’s car.


Information from: Northeast Ohio Media Group, https://www.cleveland.com

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