Just before 3:30p.m. Tuesday DPS Troopers Willoughby, Cash, Richmond Godfrey and Sgt. Davis assisted Trooper Lamb in the investigation of a fatal accident at SH105 and SH 321 just east of the Cleveland city limits.
They determined that William(Bill) Eugene Middleton III, age 30 of Cleveland was westbound on SH 105. He was driving his 2002 Suzuki when he lost control and struck the guardrail on the eastbound side of the roadway. The impact ejected him over the rail and to the ground below. He was transported to Cleveland Regional Medical Center where he passed away less than an hour later.
Precinct 6 Justice of the Peace Peggy Dunn pronounced him and he was transported to Pace Stancil Funeral Home in Cleveland.