We now know a major contributing factor to the deadly crash that killed a Centerville football coach and a local university grad.
According to toxicology reports released today by the Clark County Coroner’s office, the Centerville coach killed, Francois Hagenimana, 24, had a blood-alcohol level of .22 – three times the legal alcohol limit to drive.
Hagenimana died in the wrong-way head-on crash on I-70 in Clark County on Sept. 29, 2013. Jason Fricke, 28, also died in the crash. The Wright State University grad from Westerville, Ohio, was driving the car hit by Hagenimana.
Hagenimana drove in the wrong direction on I-70 for approximately 10 miles before the collision occurred just before 3 a.m., according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred just 24 hours after the Centerville football team had returned from Naples, Florida from a game.