Thursday, 28 June 2018 12:30

Akron Man Charged in Fatal OVI Crash

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Sean Michael Blackburn Mugshot Sean Michael Blackburn Mugshot Akron Police Department

Sean Michael Blackburn. 33, of Akron has been charged with Aggravated Vehicular Homicide for allegedly killing a 21-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man in a drunk driving accident back on April 7th.

According to the police report, Blackburn, who was driving while intoxicated, crossed North Main Street into oncoming traffic and hit Thomas Leslein's car head on.

Leslein died, two others in his car were seriously injured.

Blackburn denied being the driver, telling police that he was "too drunk to drive" and that another patron he was with at a local bar was driving his car. Blackburn reportedly even claimed at one point he didn't know who he was. Police say they found the keys to his car in his pants pocket. The police report shows that Blackburn blew a 0.119 in a BAC field test. 

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