Mary Alice Reporting: (New Philadelphia, Ohio) Additional information is released related to a possible cause for a fatal pedestrian accident from January 4th.
The New Philadelphia Police Department responded around 6:20pm to the intersection of Ray Avenue and Tuscarawas Avenue, near Lam’s Oriental Cuisine.
John Brindley, 54, of New Philadelphia, was struck in the intersection and was transported to Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital where he died from his injuries.
In the on-going investigation, Captain Ty Norris notes that Brindley was possibly intoxicated and that toxicology results could take two weeks or longer to come back.
For the involved driver, a Dover resident, speed is not a suspected factor in the accident.
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