Police Say Drunken Man Ran Stop Light, Killing Child In Crash

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Court documents indicated that a driver was impaired when he ran a stop light and crashed into another vehicle, killing a 5-year-old boy and injuring another child.

William Hill, 32, was arrested and charged in connection with the crash. On Thursday, a judge ordered him held under $75,000 bond and suspended his right to drive.

Police said that the children's father, Joshua Northeimer, was driving westbound on state Route 161 when Hill ran the stoplight and struck his vehicle around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Both children were restrained in child seats in the back seat of the vehicle at the time.

A witness told police that she was with Hill when he drank a 22 oz beer before the crash, according to court documents.

The children were transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital. Five-year-old Tucker Northeimer died a short time later. Ella Northeimer was treated and expected to be released.

Hill was arrested and charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, a second-degree felony.

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