Geauga County: Man killed in Monday morning accident

12:44 PM, Oct 8, 2012   |    comments
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MUNSON TOWNSHIP -- One man is dead after a morning accident on Auburn Road here.

Nathan Petersen, 24, of Chardon was pronounced dead after being flown to MetroHealth Medical Center via LifeFlight from the accident scene.

Highway Patrol deputies said Petersen was in a 1993 Ford Escort eastbound on Sherman Road. The driver of a 2002 Jeep Wrangler was southbound on Auburn Road.

Deputies say Petersen stopped his Escort at the stop sign then pulled into the path of the Jeep and was struck. The Jeep's driver was taken to Hillcrest Hospital where he was treated and released.

Deputies said both men were wearing seatbelts.


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