February 10, 2016

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Wellington woman injured in Pitts Road crash Sunday

WELLINGTON — A woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries following a single-car crash Sunday night on Pitts Road. According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, Elyse Kurianowicz, 25, of Wellington, was driving northbound on Pitts Road north of Peck Wadsworth Road when her car, a 2002 Ford Focus, swerved off the left side Read More…

North Ridgeville crash probe continues

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are continuing their investigation into an accident early Thursday that left a Lakewood man trapped behind the wheel of a mangled car for several hours before rescuers freed him. Investigating officers are waiting to talk with Moussa Saliba, 24, of Lakewood, to learn more details of what led to the crash, Read More…

Man critical after two-vehicle Camden Township crash

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CAMDEN TOWNSHIP — A Kipton man is in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash on Vermilion Road near State Route 511. Michael Hill, 54, was taken by LifeFlight to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. The driver of the other vehicle, Dawn Byers, 47, of LaGrange, was uninjured. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Byers, Read More…

Elyria police investigating vehicle theft, crash

ELYRIA — Elyria police are searching for four men they say stole a car and crashed it into another car. Officers said the car traveled through two yards on the 600 block of Calann Drive at 3:36 p.m, Thursday and eventually crashed into a car in a driveway. When the car stopped, neighbors said four Read More…

Sheffield Lake man killed in Bainbridge Township crash

A Sheffield Lake man has been identified as the victim of a car accident yesterday in Bainbridge Township. Luz Alberto Mendoza, 50, was killed in the accident involving a pick-up truck and a semi-truck. Mendoza was a passenger in one of the vehicles. Bainbridge Township Police say the accident happened at 12:50 p.m. on U.S. Route Read More…

UPDATED: Medina woman fatally struck by Jeep driven by Lorain man at Crocker Park parking deck

A Medina woman died after she was struck Sunday by a Jeep driven by a Lorain man in a parking garage at Crocker Park in Westlake, police said. According to a news release from Westlake police, Jaclyn Winterborne, 32, was walking on the first floor of the parking garage on Vine Street at the shopping Read More…

Driver hospitalized after North Ridgeville crash

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North Ridgeville police officers investigate an accident scene on Bainbridge Road.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A head-on collision between two cars on Bainbridge Road on Tuesday sent the drivers of both cars to the hospital. One of the drivers was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland for further treatment. Police declined to identify the drivers or say what caused the crash. Both cars had significant damage to Read More…

Two Norwalk residents killed in crash

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PITTSFIELD TWP. — An Elyria resident was flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Tuesday and two Norwalk residents died after a motor vehicle accident Tuesday. Ohio Highway Patrol Lt. Carlos Smith said the accident took place about 3:48 p.m. near Precision Automotive and Performance, 45250 U.S. Route 20. According to Smith, Leon Clowtis, Read More…

From grief, a few moments of joy

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AMHERST TWP. — The death of a mother can’t be reversed, but the grief her surviving family feels this Christmas can be shouldered by a community that cares about their well-being. Debra Majkut was 34 when a car driven by Adrianna Young of Oberlin plowed into the family’s Leavitt Road home in July, killing her Read More…

Judge rejects video plea deal

Paul Pelton leaves Lorain Municipal Court on Friday after Judge Thomas Elwell declined to accept a plea deal. BRUCE BISHOP/CHRONICLE

LORAIN — A Lorain Municipal Court judge Friday rejected a proposed plea deal that would have spared the man accused of opening the door of a vehicle involved in a fatal crash to videorecord the two teens inside any jail time. Judge Thomas Elwell refused to allow Paul Pelton to enter no contest pleas to Read More…