Eric A. (Tony) RUFF's Obituary on Journal-News
Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | RUFF, Eric A. "Tony" Age 26 of Hamilton, passed away suddenly on May 1, 2017 due to a vehicle accident. He was born on February 19, 1991 in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, the son of Eric D. Ruff and Angela
UPDATE @ 8:50 a.m. May 1:
A 26-year-old Hamilton man has been identified as the fatal victim in a crash overnight on North Union Road.
Eric A. Ruff was a passenger in the crash and succumbed to his injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lebanon Post.
A 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer, driven by Daniel A. Miller, 32, of Middletown, went off the left side of the road on a right hand curve and struck a guardrail before overturning and struck some trees, according to the patrol.
If you have information about the crash, call the Lebanon Post at (513) 932-4444.
INITIAL REPORT, May 1:
One person was killed and three others injured in a single-vehicle crash early Monday.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Sgt. Brian Cook said alcohol may be a factor in the crash, which happened around 2:40 a.m. on North Union Road just north of Manchester Road.
- The driver failed to negotiate a right-hand curve and went off the left side of the road, then went over a guardrail and into a ditch, according to police
- A passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.
- Three others, including the driver, were taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Cook said troopers are investigating whether everyone was wearing seat belts.
He warned motorists to find a designated driver and added seat belts save lives.
Three medic units were requested to a reported rollover crash on North Union Road in Franklin Twp. early Monday morning.
Emergency crews were dispatched to the area of North Union Road near Shaker Road around 2:50 a.m. on initial reports of a rollover crash with injuries.
A CareFlight medical helicopter was requested on standby status, but has not been requested to fly to the scene.
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