February 14, 2016

Elyria
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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…

1 in critical condition after Elyria home fire

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ELYRIA — A fire gutted an 11th Street home early Wednesday and two people were sent to the hospital as a result. The fire at 319 11th St. occurred shortly after 2 a.m. Assistant Chief James Cawley of the Elyria Fire Department said when crews arrived, they saw fire coming from a second-story window in Read More…

Remembering Drew Hayden

Allie Shultz and Steve Fogarty The Chronicle-Telegram NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The 9-year-old boy hit by a car while sledding earlier this week died Friday. North Ridgeville Police say Drew Hayden died at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland of injuries he sustained Tuesday. Drew, the son of Julie and Matt Hayden, was a third-grader at Harris Read More…

Sled accident still being investigated

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Police are still investigating the Tuesday sledding accident that has left a child in critical condition. Officers are still reviewing the circumstances surrounding the accident that left Drew Hayden, a 9-year-old third-grader at Harris Elementary School in Amherst, with severe injuries after the sled he was riding traveled down off an embankment Read More…

Boy in sledding accident in critical condition

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A 9-year-old boy struck by a passing car as he was sledding in a North Ridgeville housing development remained in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland on Wednesday with what police termed life-threatening injuries. Drew Hayden was seriously injured about 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Meadow Lakes development off Center Read More…

Victim, driver identified in North Ridgeville crash

Sledding-SLIDE

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — North Ridgeville Police have released an updated statement about the sledding accident that happened at 5 p.m. Tuesday on Meadow Lakes Blvd. Drew Hayden, 9, of North Ridgeville, was sledding downhill before being hit by a car driven by Chris Nagel, 44, also of North Ridgeville. As of 2 p.m. today, Hayden Read More…

One injured after semi overturns on Route 2

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AMHERST — State Route 2 was closed for more than four hours overnight after a semi-trailer overturned on the Beavercreek Bridge. Amherst Fire Chief Greg Knoll said a semi-trailer traveling westbound carrying two large coils of steel overturned on the bridge around 11 p.m. Monday night, on the driver’s side with its wheels facing oncoming traffic. Read More…

Amherst man badly injured New Year’s Eve

LORAIN — Ringing in the New Year with his friends left one man in critical condition at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. According to Lorain police, Michael Ostanock, 42, of Amherst, arrived 7:30 p.m. Thursday at a house on the 700 block of East Erie Avenue to “hang out and celebrate the New Year.” Ostanock Read More…

Man flown to hospital after 20-foot fall

ELYRIA — A Cleveland man fell out of a third-story balcony at Park Meadow Apartments on Wednesday night. Charles Jackson, 25, apparently fell off the balcony at his girlfriend’s apartment in the 100 block of Park Meadow Drive near Abbe Road. Police said Jackson was intoxicated and his girlfriend was not with him on the 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…