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Shelby Co. deputy saves elderly man from drowning after crash

Published: Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Update@11:45 a.m.:

The accident happened about mid-morning Monday when a 72-year-old man lost control of his car, which went over a guardrail and landed upside down in Turtle Creek, the Shelby County Sheriff’s office said. 

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The man, whose name has not been released, came within a couple of inches of drowning. He was saved by a Shelby County Sheriff’s deputy who arrived at the scene and went down to the creek and held the man's head up until the fire department arrived and removed from the car, officials said. 

The man was taken to Wilson Healthcare in Sidney. Information about his condition is unknown at this time. The Shelby County Sheriff's office is handling the investigation.

First report:

Crews are working to help a person reportedly trapped in a vehicle that crashed into a creek along Ohio 29 at Turtle Creek Road in McCartyville in Shelby County.

RELATED: Pickup found submerged in Loramie Creek

Emergency personnel were called to the scene at 10:21 a.m.

Initial reports indicated the vehicle entered water and the driver was trapped inside.

We’re headed to the scene to find out more.

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Rain returns this week, flooding a concern

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 4:27 AM
Updated: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 11:01 AM

Warmer temperatures and more rain is expected this week in the Dayton area.

Clouds will give way to more sunshine this afternoon. It should be a nice looking day with highs in the middle 40s.

  • Rain returns tomorrow
  • More rain mid-week
  • Flooding possible the next few days

TONIGHT: Clouds return this evening and overnight tonight with rain arriving towards daybreak Monday. Temperatures overnight will be steady in the lower 40s.

MONDAY: Rain returns, and it could be heavy at times. While the chance for storms is not all that high, it can’t be ruled out. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s.

TUESDAY: More dry time is expected, but storms will be possible later in the evening. Highs will be near 70 degrees.

WEDNESDAY: Rain showers are expected with highs near 60 degrees.

THURSDAY: The chance for rain continues mainly south. Highs will be in the middle 40s. 

FRIDAY: The chance for rain returns again Friday. Highs will be in the middle 50s.

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Injury crash reported I-75 northbound in Dayton

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 12:18 PM

Crews have responded to an injury crash on Interstate 75 northbound near West Second Street.

The far left lane was shut down around 11:50 a.m. Sunday.

Traffic has slowed in the remaining lanes.

We are on the scene working to learn more.

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OVI crash overnight knocks over AT&T pole, closes part of road

Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

Wires Down Old Springfield Road

Old Springfield Road at Stillwater River is closed due to an OVI accident overnight. 

>>Eliminations and changes to RTA routes go into effect

The road between State Route 48 and Kley is closed after a vehicle hit an AT&T utility pole Sunday around 2 a.m., according to Butler Township Police.

According to police, AT&T is now at the scene. 

It’s not known if there were any injuries. 

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Smartphones and depression

Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 6:10 PM

Smartphones and depression


A disturbing link between teens with smartphones, depression and even suicide.

RELATED: 10 tips to help you unplug from social media

A look at whether this alarming phenomenon is just a coincidence or a trend that needs urgent attention. 

News Center 7 shows you the small changes parents can make that may help kids better manage Monday beginning at 5 p.m. 

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