Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Man Who Confessed To DUI Expected To Plead Guilty
An Ohio man who confessed in an online video to causing a fatal wrong-way crash after a night of heavy drinking hopes to plead guilty.
Defendant Matthew Cordle entered a preliminary plea of not guilty last week in a procedural move allowing a judge to be appointed to accept a guilty plea.
Attorneys for Cordle have said he plans to plead guilty Wednesday to aggravated vehicular homicide to make good on his pledge to accept responsibility for the crash. They’re weighing whether to seek Cordle’s release on bond before sentencing to allow him to spread his anti-drunk-driving message.
In a video posted two weeks ago, Cordle admits he killed a man in June and says he “made a mistake” when he decided to drive.