WEATHERSFIELD, TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A car went off the road and into a cemetery early Friday morning, damaging several headstones that are hundreds of years old.
Donald Walsh, 47, of Niles, is charged with failure to control, driving under suspension and OVI.
Ohio State Highway Patrol says Walsh drove off the road on Warren Avenue Ext. in Weathersfield Twp. around 1 a.m.
His car continued into St. Stephens Cemetery, hitting the cemetery’s sign, a tree and several headstones.
Highway Patrol is not sure yet how many headstones were hit, but says they all seem to be from the 1800s.
According to jail records, Walsh was also charged with DUI in 1997 and 2002.