Belmont County Man Found Guilty in Hit-and-Run Death


 A Belmont County man accused in the death of a pedestrian on Route 40 in St. Clairsville in 2012 has been found guilty on all charges.

Robert Green was found guilty on Friday by a jury on two counts, one of aggravated vehicular homicide and one count of failure to stop and report an accident in the death of Jason Cattane on August 8, 2012 along Route 40 near Ebbert’s Farm Market.   

(Related Story: Officials closing in on solving case of Route 40 hit, run murder)

Green faces a maximum of 11 years in prison. He had been released on bond prior to his trial, however, his bond was revoked on April 12 of 2013 after he tested positive for marijuana.

Cattane’s body was found at daybreak by a passing motorist who called authorities. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said physical evidence led them to Green.

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