It was five years ago today when a powerful EF-4 tornado ripped through parts of Wood and Ottawa counties, killing five people, and injuring numerous others.
The June 5th, 2010 twister packed winds of 175 miles per hour, and at one point was 400 yards wide. The late night tornado first touched down in Wood County, and traveled a few miles before destroying Millbury Lake High School. The twister finally lifted near Clay Center, in Ottawa County.
Crawford County deputies are investigating yesterday’s fiery crash that claimed a North Fairfield woman.
The 25-year-old woman, whose name has not been released was killed yesterday morning on State Route 98 in New Washington. According to the a press release from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, she failed to negotiate a curve, causing her SUV to go off the road, roll over, and burst into flames. An autopsy is pending.
The Highway Patrol is investigating a motorcycle crash that sent a central Ohio man to the hospital with serious injuries.
66-year-old Paul Johnson of Grove City was hurt yesterday, when he failed to negotiate a curve on Toussaint Road North in Ottawa County’s Benton Township. He was thrown from his Harley, and was flown from the scene to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. Troopers said alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.
A Milan man was taken by Lifeflight, after a rear-end collision involving a semi-truck and a mini-van.
80-year-old William Taylor was injured yesterday afternoon, on U.S. Route 20 in Norwalk Township. According to the Highway Patrol, Taylor had slowed to turn, when he was hit from behind. His van rolled over several times, trapping Taylor inside. As a precaution, he was flown to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. The trucker, 26-year-old Cody Flew of Willard was charged with following too closely.
It’s graduation weekend, for seniors at Margaretta, Western, Edison and New London.
Imagine Norwalk 2015 begins tonight in Uptown Norwalk.
It’ll feature plenty of music, dining and retail opportunities, sidewalk art and more. It came down in a hurry.
Burger King, on Norwalk’s north side was torn down yesterday.
A new “BK” will be built at the same location. It should be open by late July.
Scott Truxell is broadcasting live from Progressive Field, ahead of tonight’s game between the Cleveland Indians and the Baltimore Orioles. Tonight’s game will start at 7:10, and you can hear it on 95.3, WLKR.
The Cavs will try to shake off last night’s overtime 108-100 loss to Golden State. The Cavaliers and Warriors will play Game 2 of the NBA finals at 8:30 Sunday night, and you can hear it on 95.3.