Lockwood Road, between U.S. Route 250 and State Route 601 in Milan will be closed between 6:30 and 3 today, for road repaving.
Local traffic will be maintained. All others should use an alternate route.
The highway patrol continues to investigate yesterday’s fatal accident in Greenfield Township.
54-year-old Sandra Lovato of Norwalk, and 76-year-old Roger Dearsman of Green Springs died yesterday morning, after the crash at the intersection of State routes 61 and 162. Troopers said Dearsman failed to yield at a stop sign, and hit Lovato’s car. Lovato was taken to Willard Mercy Hospital, where she died of injuries suffered in the crash. Dearsman was taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, but died of severe injuries. A passenger, 71-year-old Evelyn Dearsman was taken to Fisher-Titus, then was flown to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.
Two mobile home parks in Norwalk were without water for a brief time yesterday.
Midtown Manor on Milan Avenue, and Key Estates on Whittelsey Avenue had service shut off, because of past due water bills. The two mobile home parks owed nearly $34,000 for July and August. Service was turned off around 9am yesterday, and was restored at 1, after payment was made. While the mobile home parks have different owners, a management company from Akron is responsible for paying water bills for both. Both parks had water turned off once last year, for non-payment.
Bond is set at $10 million for the man accused of killing four men in Bucyrus.
41-year-old Donald Wayne Hoffman is in the Crawford County Jail on charges of aggravated murder and aggravated robbery. He’s accused of fatally beating the men in their homes. Two of the bodies were discovered on Monday and the other two on Tuesday. Hoffman reportedly confessed to killing the men. The victims ranged in age from 55 to 65. Hoffman’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for next Friday. If eventually convicted of the charges, he faces life in prison or death by lethal injection.
A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrests of three suspects who broke into a Bellevue business earlier this week.
The three entered Thomas Steel on Elm Street just after midnight Tuesday. According to reports, they were there for an hour and damaged doors, cabinets and equipment before making off with a small amount of cash. The burglary was caught on video. You can see it on the Bellevue Police Department’s Facebook page. Anyone with information should contact the Bellevue Police Department.
The highway patrol says there were fewer fatal accidents, over the Labor Day holiday weekend.
11 people died in crashes between Friday and Monday. That’s down from 16, during the same period last year.