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One dead, one injured in crash near Cecil PDF Print E-mail
Friday, February 22, 2013 2:50 PM

CECIL – The Ohio State Highway Patrol's Van Wert Post is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday evening on US 24 near Cecil.


Dead is Kayla A. Bidlack, 30, of Cecil.

According to troopers, the crash occurred at about 5:28 p.m. Feb. 21 on US 24 at Road 87 in Crane Township. This is the second fatality at this intersection in less than three weeks.

Tiffini E. Aldrich, 21, of Cecil, was driving a 1996 GEO Prism northbound on Road 87. Roy Pierre, age 44, of Quebec, Canada, was driving a 2010 Peterbilt 387 truck with trailer, hauling miscellaneous freight westbound on US 24. Troopers said Aldrich attempted to cross US 24 and was struck by the westbound truck.

Bidlack, a passenger in Aldrich's car, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Paulding County coroner.

Aldrich, reportedly six months pregnant, was flowed to Parkview Hospital for treatment of lifethreatening injuries.

All were wearing their safety belts at the time of the crash. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

The patrol was assisted on scene by Paulding County Sheriff's Department, Cecil Fire Department, and Antwerp fire and EMS.

On Feb. 5, a Paulding woman was killed in a crash at the same intersection. That incident involved 14 vehicles and resulted in the highway being closed for more than a day and a half.



+1 #5 2013-02-24 07:31
Kayla Ann Bidlack has loving parents adopted and biological i know both sets love her more than any others realize and alot of others whos lost loved ones due to us24 someone's got to do something we have enough people dieing why cant we try and prevent this from happening again RIP Cuz love n miss u
+1 #4 2013-02-24 05:00
a family member of ours was killed by another family member of ours in a car ACCIDENT. an ACCIDENT IS NOT AN ON PURPOSE.
The pain the Bidlack family will feel, they will adjust to having it ever present in their lives.
The pain of being the one to "cause" that, imagine living with being "the other person" for the rest of your life.
May strength be with BOTH families. May God hold BOTH families in their weak times.
May they gain a small moment of peace in all of the most heart wrenching times to come.
#3 2013-02-23 22:51
My condolences to the family,and I agree about the blinking light. Bad roads allow for accidents to be very common, but people also need to be more aware when behind the wheel. So sad this young beautiful mother had to lose her life because of another person.
+1 #2 2013-02-23 17:43
yes they need to do something now about it .to many familys are loseing love ones . we no first hand. kayla is the last one we hope she left behide many love ones but must of all a baby boy who will never be able to be held again by a very loving mommy how many more does it take for something to happen . let save lives . please post to get people to do something about it.
#1 2013-02-22 15:52
so sad.. there needs to be a flashing light of some sort in that intersection since so many people seem to run through it.. it is hard to see if you arent paying attention....