Nichole Hannahs

Person Killed in Newark *Update*

by Nichole Hannahs on October 22, 2009

A fatal accident closes a portion of North 21st St in front of Meijer Grocery Store, Wednesday night.

Sgt. Dave Haren with the Newark Police Department says around 8:40pm, 31-year-old Randall Stidham of Granville was traveling south on 21st St. at a high speed, when he struck a pick-up truck driven by 64-year-old John Wallace of Newark, who was turning onto north 21st St. from a gas station in front of the store.

Sgt. Haren says Stidham was pronounced dead at the scene of severe abdominal injuries. Haren says Stidham was in possession of a temporary motorcycle license and was in violation of several restrictions.