September 4, 2015

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Driver killed in car-train crash in Eaton Township

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EATON TWP. — A driver was killed when her car was struck by a train at the railroad crossing on Reed Road about a quarter-mile south of state Route 82 about 6 p.m. Sunday. Four witnesses, including the CSX train conductor and engineer, said the railroad gates were down and the lights were flashing at Read More…

Woman killed at railroad crossing

EATON TWP. — A driver was killed when the vehicle she was driving was struck by a train at the railroad crossing on Reed Road near Capel Road and state Route 82 about 6 p.m. today. Four witnesses said the woman, who hasn’t been identified, stopped the car she was driving on the tracks, according Read More…

UPDATED: Person killed after car hits train in Wellington

WELLINGTON – An 18-year-old Wellington man was killed when the car he was driving struck a train on Pitts Road near Jones Road about 8:15 p.m. Thursday. Nicholas Roberts of 123 Middle Street was southbound in a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu when he struck one of the cars of a westbound CSX train, according to Trooper Read More…

Truck crashes into Lorain store

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LORAIN — A pickup plowed into Cooper Deli & Groceries on Cooper Foster Park Road on Monday, crumbling a brick wall, shattering glass and demolishing shelves and products inside. The truck’s driver, Eric Beiswenger of Lorain, was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while impaired and failure to control, according to a booking officer Read More…

Elyria officer faces drunken driving charge

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ELYRIA — An off-duty Elyria police officer may have been intoxicated when he drove his car off the road into a ditch at an intersection near Wellington on Monday evening, authorities said. Charles McArthur, 27, a patrolman with the Elyria Police Department, was charged Wednesday with failure to control and operating a vehicle intoxicated following Read More…

Man injured in rollover crash

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COLUMBIA TWP. — A 52-year-old man was sent to the hospital with critical injuries after his convertible rolled over at a traffic stop Monday morning. The man — whose name was not released Monday afternoon — was driving alone in his Chrysler Sebring convertible eastbound on Royalton Road Monday morning behind the tractor of a Read More…

Grafton woman injured in Eaton Township crash

EATON TWP — A Grafton woman was injured when police said the car she was driving rear-ended a sport utility vehicle on state Route 83 around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. The crash occurred south of Cooley Road and may have been alcohol-related, according to Trooper Ray Santiago of the Ohio Highway Patrol Elyria post, who investigated Read More…

Four-car crash injures 3 in Eaton Twp.

EATON TWP. — Three people were flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland after suffering injuries in a four-car crash Sunday afternoon. Ohio Highway Patrol troopers suspect alcohol was a factor in the collision. At about 2:42 p.m., Elyria resident Michael Rider, 48, was driving north through the intersection of state Route 57 and Chestnut Read More…

Updated: One killed, two injured after pursuit leads to early morning crash

UPDATED: LORAIN – Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a one-car crash that killed one person and hospitalized two after a police pursuit around 12:55 a.m. Monday. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Nicholas Zaenglein, 24, of Lorain, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, off North Ridge Road Read More…

Fatal wreck closes Sugar Ridge Road

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Sugar Ridge Road between State Route 83 (Avon Belden Road) and Race Road is closed until further notice as police investigate a fatal one-car wreck. Police say the car went off the north side of the road and struck a guardrail around 3:20 a.m. The driver, the only person in the car, was Read More…