Brecksville Man Charged in Fatal Avon Accident
The accident killed a construction worker and closed I-90 for five hours.
A Brecksville man has been charged in the death of a Campbell, Ohio man killed while working in an Avon construction zone Sept. 12.
Anthony J. Rose Jr., 50, of Brecksville turned himself in to the Avon Police Department at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 27. He has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, a second-degree misdemeanor, and assured clear distance ahead, a minor misdemeanor, in the death of construction worker Peter Maglis, 63, of Campbell.
The Sept. 12 accident at the Nagel Road interchange project involved two vehicles.
Rose was driving a 2006 Jeep Liberty. Nathan Reese, 34, of Avon was driving a 2008 Honda Odyssey that was also involved in the accident. No charges have been filed against Reese.
According to a police report, Avon Police received a call just after 9 a.m. of a motor vehicle accident in the construction zone near I-90 and Nagel Road, where a new interchange is being worked on.
I-90 westbound was shut down from the Crocker Road exit to the SR 83 exit for five hours following the accident.
Rose was given a personal bond and is scheduled to appear in the Avon Lake Municipal Court on Oct. 4 at 8:30 a.m.
No additional information was available by publication.