Dalton, OH Accidents

Driver leaves scene after crash kills passenger in vehicle

AKRON, Ohio — A 23-year-old woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in South Akron, and police say the driver left the scene afterward. Police say officers pulled over a BMW for a traffic violation at Cole Avenue and Marcy Street just after midnight. As officers approached the car, it sped off. The officers tried to pursue the BMW but quickly lost sight of it, police say.
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2 dead following crash involving 2 trucks on I-71 in Wayne County

CONGRESS, Ohio — Two people are dead following a crash early Sunday morning in Wayne County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a semi-truck originally pulled over on Interstate 71 north in Congress after hitting a deer around 12:30 a.m. Moments later, a box truck being driven by a 28-year-old Trumbull County man drove onto the right berm and slammed into the semi.
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Fire forces Dover residents from home early Sunday

DOVER — A fire forced residents from their home at 221 E. Broadway St. early Sunday. "It was caused by a resident using a fireplace," said fire Lt. Brian Stewart. "The fireplace had been cleaned, but there was a problem between the firebox and the chimney that allowed heat and gas to escape into a void space, which caused a fire."

No Injuries in Apartment Blaze

The New Philadelphia Fire Department was called twice early Monday morning for an apartment fire. Captain Jim Shultz explains that the initial call, around 4am, was for a small, contained fire on top of a dresser. Units were then called back, just before 6am, due to a rekindle at the...

Men from Girard, Youngstown killed in traffic crash

Two men from the Valley were killed and a third was injured in a traffic accident southwest of Akron. State Troopers say a box truck ran into a semi-tractor trailer that was disabled after striking a deer early Sunday along Interstate 71 in Congress Township, Wayne County. The passengers in...

Patrol probes 2-vehicle fatal crash in Wayne County

GREEN TOWNSHIP -- A Sterling man was killed after a two-vehicle fatal crash occurred on Monday morning in Wayne County, according to the Wooster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Kevin Graves, 35, of Sterling, was operating a 2010 Nissan Altima. Graves was pronounced dead at the scene by...

Sterling man dies after car strikes tractor-trailer in Wayne County

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Wayne County that killed a 35-year-old Sterling man. The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. at the intersection of Honeytown and Schellin roads in Green Township, according to an Ohio State Highway Patrol media release.
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Traffic crash claims life of Port Washington man

A Port Washington man died Friday from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle traffic crash earlier in the day, according to state troopers with the New Philadelphia Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. John J. Myers, 42, was flown by Air Med helicopter to Akron General Hospital, where he was later...

How did one pole fire knock out Cuyahoga Falls power?

A single utility pole caught fire just outside Cuyahoga Falls city limits Tuesday afternoon. It just so happened to be the city's main source of power, and more than 21,000 customers went without electricity for 15 hours. Mayor Don Walters said he can't remember a time when the power has...

Woman dies in Canton fire

A woman was killed after she became trapped in a burning home in Canton Tuesday afternoon. Crews from the Canton Fire Department found the woman's body on the home's front porch. The house was a total loss and the exterior of the home next door was also heavily damaged. The...

Akron woman killed in two-vehicle crash in Brimfield Township

BRIMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - A 63-year-old woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash Sunday in Brimfield Township. The crash occurred on State Route 43 near the Old Forge Road intersection shortly before 7 p.m., according to an Ohio State Highway Patrol media release. Gladys K. Hughley, 63, of Akron,...

Woman Dead in NW Canton House Fire

CANTON, Ohio (News talk 1480 WHBC) – An unidentified woman has died in a big house fire in Canton from Monday afternoon. The Canton Fire Department says the victim’s body was removed from the porch of the home on 8th Street NW near Broad Avenue. Firefighters had to knock the...