Homeworth man killed in crash Tuesday


A 64-year-old Homeworth, Ohio, man was killed early Tuesday afternoon when his pickup truck was struck by another driver who failed to yield at a stop sign at Georgetown and Westville Lake roads.

Pronounced dead at the scene by a Columbiana County Coroner’s investigator was Rick E. Cyders. The crash occurred at about 12:30 p.m.

The driver of a second pickup truck, Winfred A. Alderhold, 76, of Kensington, Ohio, was treated at Aultman Hospital in Canton for nonlife-threatening injuries, according to a Ohio State Highway Patrol report.

Cyders was traveling east on Georgetown when Alderhold, southbound on Westville Lake, failed to stop for a stop sign and hit Cyders. After the crash, both vehicles went off the southeast corner of the intersection where Cyders’ vehicle overturned, ending up on its left side, the patrol said. The crash was still be investigated Tuesday night; charges are pending.

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