Man Arrested In Hit And Run Crash

By
WOUB Contributing Writer

Dateline
Updated Wed, Jul 3, 2013 5:01 pm

A man accused in a hit and run crash that killed three and injured another has been arrested.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says Paul R. Riggs Jr., 30, of Waverly, Ohio, was arrested around 11 a.m. Wednesday on Germany Road in Pike County, Ohio.

Riggs Jr. has been on the run since June 24 when troopers say he was driving on River Road in Pike County, crossed the center line and hit another car.

Tina L. Ogier, 35, and Mary Jane Cooper, 19, both of Beaver, Ohio, died in the crash. Ogier was pregnant. Her unborn child was also killed.

A 14-year-old passenger in Ogier's car was injured in the crash.

Riggs Jr. will be held in the Scioto County Jail.

He is being charged with three counts of aggravated vehicular homicide and one county of aggravated vehicular assault.

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