August 31, 2015

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Motorcyclist injured in Pittsfield crash

PITTSFIELD TWP. — A collision between a motorcycle and an SUV occurred this morning at the intersection of Route 20 and Quarry Road. According to Ohio State Patrol Trooper Josh Grimm, the accident happened around 7 a.m. when Christopher Hall, 28, of Elyria was struck by Derek Yurtz, 41, of Brunswick, who was driving an Read More…

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…

Car hits train in Wellington Twp.; 18-year-old driver killed

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WELLINGTON TWP. — An 18-year-old Wellington man was killed when police said he crashed into a train at the railroad crossing on Pitts Road, one mile south of state Route 18, near Jones Road. The crash was called in to police about 8:15 p.m. Thursday. Nicholas Roberts, of 123 Middle St., was southbound on Pitts Read More…

LifeFlight called to rollover crash on 82

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COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP — LifeFlight has been called to the scene of a rollover crash on Royalton Road (Route 82) near River Road on Monday morning. Fire departments from Columbia Township and Strongsville, as well as the Ohio State Highway Patrol, were called to the crash, where a white Chrysler Sebring struck the back of a Schneider Trucking Read More…

Cleveland woman killed in Route 2 rollover

AMHERST — A Cleveland woman was killed after the car she was riding in flipped over on state Route 2 on Tuesday afternoon. Corrine Sherels, 69, of 149th Street in Cleveland, was transported from the crash to University Hospital Amherst where she died from her injuries, an Ohio Highway Patrol report said. State troopers said Read More…

Vermilion man treated, released after one-car wreck

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a Vermilion man was flown to MetroHealth hospital in Cleveland after swerving to avoid a deer early Sunday morning. Arthur Mead, 23, was driving eastbound on Mason Road near Harrison Road in Erie County at about 2:30 a.m., a press release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. Mead Read More…

Motorcycle rider killed on state Route 113

HENRIETTA TWP. — A Parma Heights man died when his motorcycle was struck by a pickup Saturday evening on state Route 113 near Gifford Road. The Ohio Highway Patrol stated Jorge L. Perez, 41, died as a result of injuries suffered in the crash. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the Read More…

Motorcyclist injured, coyote dead in Elyria Township crash

A motorcyclist was injured when he struck and killed a coyote near the intersection of West Ridge and Stang roads in Elyria Township about 3:10 p.m. Thursday. Trooper Clayton Grubb of the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Elyria post said motorcyclist Agapito Velez was traveling northbound on West Ridge when the coyote crossed in front of him. Read More…

Woman killed in Route 18 crash

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WELLINGTON TWP. — A 75-year-old Wellington woman died in a head-on crash on state Route 18 between Pitts and Quarry roads about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Renate Thomas was westbound in a 2003 Ford Explorer when she drove left of center and struck an eastbound 1997 Ford F350 pickup driven by Kenneth Willbond, said Sgt. Tim Read More…

Guard charged with pepper spraying inmate in face

ELYRIA — A former guard at Lorain Correctional Institution has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly spraying an inmate in the face with pepper spray. Christopher Colyer, 33, was served with the charge on Monday and is due to be arraigned later this month in Elyria Municipal Court, Elyria City Prosecutor Matt Mishak said. Read More…