April 21, 2015


Man killed when car strikes tree

AMHERST — A man was killed when he drove into a tree in the yard of a home at 814 N. Main St. around 9:40 a.m. today. Resident Malerie Dennis said she was inside her home playing with her young daughter and son when she heard a crash and saw a Honda Civic had crashed Read More…

Driver identified in fatal Oberlin Road crash

NEW RUSSIA TWP. — An Oberlin woman killed in an early morning crash Saturday has been identified as April Williams. An autopsy showed the 31-year-old died from multiple blunt impacts and burns early Saturday after driving off the road and into a tree, authorities said. The crash happened early Saturday morning when Williams was driving Read More…

Coroner: Substance, medical problems possible in North Ridgeville fatal crash

Emergency personnel work the scene Monday night of a fatal crash on Avon-Belden Road in North Ridgeville.  KRISTIN BAUER

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A man who died Monday night after driving his SUV through a field and striking a tree may have had a medical problem or been impaired by alcohol or drugs. Brian Rummel, 49, of North Ridgeville, was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple injuries of the head, chest and neck, according Read More…

Elyria man pleads guilty to fatal 2010 DUI crash

Mark Ralich

ELYRIA — The drunken driver who caused the car crash that claimed the life of Andrew “A.J.” Vincent in 2010 pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and other charges. Mark Ralich, 23, could get up to 18 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year, said his attorney, Mike Camera. Read More…

Patrol investigation says speed was factor in crash that killed 4 teens

Reconstruction determines car was going 69 mph when crossing rails Read More…