This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a fatal hit skip crash out of New Albany, OH.


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Crime of the Week # 13-46
For Release: March 26, 2023

This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a fatal hit skip crash out of New Albany, OH. 

April 19, 2022 an alleged road rage incident caused a traffic crash on eastbound SR 161 west of Beech Rd. when a tan 2006-2011 Honda Civic and a gray Honda Accord were traveling at a high rate of speed through traffic. During the interaction between the two vehicles, the driver of the Honda Accord swerved off the roadway and crashed into the tree line on the north side of SR 161. The driver, identified as Bronson Crampton, passed away nine months later as a result of traumatic brain injuries sustained in the crash. To date, the only possible tip was the color and possible year of the other vehicle.

A stock photo of the other vehicle is attached. This is not the suspect vehicle only a sample photo.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and e-mail your tip. You may also submit a tip by downloading our new free P3 TApril ips mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms. We are no longer taking tips via text message.

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Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.

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