Man sentenced to 180 days in double-fatal crash that killed 5-year-old daughter

A Lebanon man was sentenced to at least 180 days in jail in a deadly crash that killed two people, including his 5-year-old daughter, in Sugarcreek Twp.

Adam C. Bishop, 30, pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and negligent assault on Dec. 11, according to the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office.

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He was sentenced to 180 days with additional jail time suspended. He was also ordered to serve three years probation and 125 hours of community service.

Bishop’s driver’s license was suspended for three years and he was fined $1,250 and court costs.

On Feb. 3, Bishop was heading north on Wilmington-Dayton Road when the car went off the left side of the road and hit a stone culvert in a ditch, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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The crash killed his daughter, 5-year-old Rosleynn Bishop, and 23-year-old Menley Downs, of Waynesville.

Bishop’s son Aiden, 6, suffered life-altering injuries in the crash, according to the prosecutor’s office.

Both children were backseat passengers and were wearing seat belts, but they were not properly secured in booster seats, according to troopers.

Menley and Bishop were also wearing seat belts.

Bishop was taken by life squad to Kettering Medical Center.

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The car was going an estimated 55 mph, which is the speed limit for that part of the road, according to an incident report.

There were no skid marks on the road or signs that Bishop tried to stop the car.

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