Trotwood man sent to prison in bicyclist’s death

Gregory Creech
Caption
Gregory Creech

UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m. (Nov. 21)

Gregory H. Creech, 60, of Trotwood, was sentenced to four and a half years in prison in connection to the death of a bicyclist.

Creech was previously found guilty of OVI and aggravated vehicular homicide in the December 2015 crash on James H. McGee Boulevard near Philadelphia Drive in Dayton.

Killed in the incident was 59‐year‐old Daryl E. Lynch, who was dragged by Creech’s vehicle.

Creech was found to have cocaine, fentanyl and morphine in his system at time of crash.

Creech will also have his driver’s license suspected for life.

EARLIER REPORT

A 60-year-old Trotwood man could be sent to prison for up to five years when he is sentenced Nov. 22 for killing a bike rider after striking him from behind in Dayton and dragging him about 100 feet, the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office said.

Gregory Creech had cocaine, Fentanyl and morphine in his system the night of Dec. 10, 2015, when he hit Daryl Lynch, 58, on James H. McGee Boulevard at Philadelphia Drive, according to the prosecutor’s office.

Creech on Wednesday was found guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide and OVI, Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr.’s office said in the prepared statement.

Creech also will have his driver’s license suspended for three years to life when he is sentenced, according to the prosecutor’s office.