Woman dies when struck by Green Springs Fire Truck
An unidentified woman has died after being hit by a Green Springs fire truck Tuesday night while walking around the top of Beaver Creek Reservoir on Township Road 196 near Green Springs. According to The Sandusky Register, the woman was wearing earbuds at the time, when a fireman who didn’t see the woman, backed up the truck and hit her. She died at the scene. The fire crew was originally called to the reservoir because of two men who had overturned their boat. Those men and their boat were rescued.
Michigan man injured in Motorcycle crash in Erie County facing possible Drug Charges
Charges are pending against a Michigan man, hurt in a motorcycle crash on the Ohio Turnpike in Erie County. Troopers say, it appears, Ben Houser The Third was under the influence of alcohol or drugs when he lost control of his motorcycle Tuesday night and struck a concrete barrier. They also say, they found two-and-a-half pounds of marijuana in his saddle bags.
“Light Up the Point” begins Friday at Cedar Point
This Friday through Monday, Cedar Point will be celebrating the 4th of July holiday with “Light Up the Point”. Fireworks will be shot off each evening with 3-D fireworks on July 4th. The park is also offering a VIP viewing party on the beach for the fireworks at an additional cost. Free admission is also being offered for all active, retired and honorably-discharged members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Willard Festival in the Park continues…
Willard Festival in the Park continues today through Saturday. Today’s highlights include a co-ed baseball tournament, mud soccer, along with country music tonight from the Default Ridge Band and three “Marvelous Mutts” dog shows. You can visit www.willardohio.us for a complete listing of events.
Bogart Road/Columbus Avenue closed for a few hours due to Tanker Truck Spill
A tanker truck spilled nitrogen fertilizer near the intersection of Bogart Road and Columbus Avenue in Sandusky Wednesday night; forcing the intersection and Bogart east of the intersection to be closed. It was reopened to traffic in around two hours, after law enforcement and EMA was called in to help with the cleanup.
New Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign to be Introduced
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will join two groups focused on ending human trafficking this morning to unveil a new human trafficking awareness campaign that will launch this week and continue during and after the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The campaign aims to raise public awareness and increase recognition of the signs of human trafficking in Ohio and across the country.