Fri., 10:45am: UPDATE Buggy driver dies following crash

PARKMAN TOWNSHIP – One man is dead following an accident here Friday afternoon.

According to the Chardon Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Robert Miller, 18, of West Farmington, died after the buggy he was riding in was struck about 3 p.m. by Haley Jane Otto, 25, also of West Farmington.

Miller was traveling westbound on Farmington Road when his 2008 homemade buggy was struck from behind by a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Otto.

Miller was thrown from the buggy.

He was flown from the scene to Cleveland Metro Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:51 p.m., the report states.

Otto was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured

Alcohol and/or drugs do not appear to have played a part in the accident, but the patrol continues to investigate.