Truck Driver Charged In Fatal Wyandot County Crash

10/27/17 – 6:51 A.M.

A truck driver is facing charges following a fatal crash earlier this month. The Courier reports Wyandot County prosecutors have charged Frank Bauer IV with vehicular manslaughter and vehicular homicide. Investigators say Bauer was driving a semi south on U.S. 23 on October 10 when he hit the back of a car driven by 21-year-old Michelle Weatherholtz of Findlay. Weatherholtz was slowing down to turn onto County Highway 97.

The collision killed 20-month-old Candase Weatherholtz. Michelle received treatment at the Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. Weatherholtz’s parents were also in the car and suffered injuries.

A hearing in the case is set for November 6.

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