Columbus, Ohio – Authorities have identified the victim involved in a fatal Columbus, Ohio, car accident on Sunday, February 5th, 2023. A 28-year-old man Andrew Beehler’s name was released on Tuesday as the person killed in the incident. Matthew Beehler, Andrew’s brother released a statement on Tuesday expressing his sadness. “My sibling. My big brother. My role model. My champion. A son, a husband, a grandson, a nephew, a cousin, a coworker, and a best friend to others. He truly is and was the best of us,” he wrote on Facebook.
Andrew Beehler succumbed to the injuries he sustained from the collision, no report has been released pertaining to the actual cause of the accident or the nature of the injuries that took Beehler’s life.
Who was Andrew Beehler?
Andrew hailed from Toledo, Ohio, and is happily married to Rachel Beehler who is expecting a baby girl later this year. Sadly, he will never get to meet his daughter. Beehler was a longtime dedicated ranger with The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. He was described as a great individual who has a good heart and a great personality.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
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On Saturday night, two people perished in a collision on State Route 104 close to Alum Creek Drive. According to Columbus police, the collision occurred at 8:30 p.m. when Aden Dagane’s Toyota Camry, which was suspected to be traveling against the flow of traffic on the SR-104 off-ramp, collided head-on with Janeiro Matthews’ Kia Cadenza in the westbound lanes of the highway.
Police said both Dagane and Matthews were taken to Grant Medical Center, where they were both pronounced dead. A woman passenger in the Camry was taken to Mt. Carmel East Hospital in stable condition.
These are the ninth and tenth traffic fatalities in Columbus in 2023.
The crash remains under investigation.
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