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12-Year-Old Killed in Coshocton County Bicycle Accident

Lilly Mashayak6 months ago

A 12-year-old boy was killed in a bicycle-vehicle crash in Coshocton County on state Route 643 on Thursday afternoon.

Details of the Fatal Bicycle Accident

Coshocton County Sheriff Timothy L. Rogers said his office received a 911 call about an injury accident at 12:23 pm near state Route 643. Henry Lee Raber was riding his bicycle southbound on Route 643 when a vehicle driven by a Sugarcreek man struck him. The man was attempting to go around the bicycle when Raber turned left into the side of the vehicle.

Raber was pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the accident after being transported to Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg by Coshocton County EMS. The Baltic Volunteer Fire Department was also at the scene. The incident is currently under investigation.

Number of Bicycle-Vehicle Injuries in Ohio in Recent Years

  • 2015: 1,273
  • 2014: 1,286
  • 2013: 1,327
  • 2012: 1,544
  • 2011: 1,449
Number of Bicycle-Vehicle Deaths in Ohio in Recent Years
  • 2015: 29
  • 2014: 13
  • 2013: 19
  • 2012: 18
  • 2011: 16

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