Injured? Dial #WIN or #946 from your cellphone for your free consultation or call 1-800-LAW-NEED.
Call Us 24/7
( 1-800-529-6333 )

Charges Likely Against Driver in Fatal Collision at Ohio Bus Stop

December 14, 2018

MIAMISBURG, OH. – According to an online news report from, charges are likely to be filed against the driver of a pickup truck that struck and killed a man waiting at a bus stop on December 8, 2018 in Miamisburg, Ohio.

The collision occurred at approximately 6 p.m. on December 8. A 72-year-old man was waiting at a bus stop on Ohio 741 in Miami Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. A pickup truck driving on Ohio 741 suddenly veered off the roadway and struck the man. The man died at the scene. He has now been identified as Edward Lee Owens.

The driver of the pickup, now identified as 59-year-old Sandra Lynn Rowe, was taken to the Miamisburg Police Department for questioning. It is not yet clear why Rowe veered off the roadway. It is likely that charges will be filed against Rowe, but authorities have not indicated what those charges might entail. Rowe was reportedly arrested on charges of suspected aggravated vehicular homicide and was later released. 

Owens’s death has other bus riders questioning the safety of bus stops in the area and whether officials should implement additional security for pedestrians. The incident marks the second time a pedestrian has been killed by a vehicle on Ohio 741 in the past month. At least four other pedestrian fatalities have occurred in the county in 2018. 

Statewide, pedestrian fatalities have been increasing during recent years. Pedestrian deaths in Ohio totaled 88 in 2013 and rose to 145 in 2017, according to data from the Ohio State Patrol. 

Accident News is an archive of select Georgia car crashes, designed to alert and educate drivers, to help them avoid the most common causes of motor vehicle crashes.  If you or a family member are injured in an accident, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at  For more information about Montlick & Associates’ award-winning public service programs click here.  

Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law

17 Executive Park Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Telephone: 1 (800) LAW-NEED
Telephone: 1 (404) 529-6333


* This blog is intended to provide the public with news concerning serious automobile accidents and related stories. Although we are receiving this information from news organizations, initial reports may be different from conclusions reached by law enforcement personnel and other organizations, upon further investigation. Therefore, the accuracy of the content is not guaranteed. The information published here is based on information that has already been reported by a news organization, or other sources, and we cannot and do not assume responsibility for its accuracy. The source that we utilized at the time is provided above. If this posting pertains to you or your family and you do not wish for it to be on our website, please email us at [email protected] and we will be happy to remove it, but when doing so, please include a link to the the article that you wish to be taken down.

Category: Accident News

Please Note:
Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.