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Tipp City man, 66, ID’d as victim of fatal crash on U.S. 35 in Riverside

Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 3:53 PM
Updated: Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 8:25 AM

U.S. 35 westbound closed in Dayton due to fatal crash

UPDATE @ 8:25 a.m. (Sept. 28): 

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of a fatal, single-vehicle crash on U.S. 35 in Riverside as Lawrence Naas, 66, from Tipp City. 

OTHER LOCAL NEWS: 3 injured in crash of college students still critical

The cause and manner of Naas’ death has not been ruled and an autopsy is scheduled to be completed today. 

A woman was also injured in the crash, but her identity and condition have not been released.

UPDATE @ 7:13 p.m.: (Sept 27)U.S. 35 East is now reopened. That part of the investigation into the single-vehicle fatal rollover accident has been completed.

UPDATE @ 5:15 p.m.: (Sept 27) 

Police have put out the call for witnesses to the single-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. East that has left one person dead, Riverside Sgt. Angela Jackson said.

A Fairborn city medic unit, in the area at the time of the crash, was first on scene and took the female victim, believed to have been the driver, to a hospital. Her condition is not known. 

Sgt. Jackson said that according to the preliminary investigation, neither drugs nor alcohol is suspected. 

U.S. 35 East, which is backed up as far as Keowee Street in Dayton, to be shut down at least another hour for the accident investigation, she said.

If you saw the accident or have information you think might help in the investigation, you are asked to call Riverside police at 937-233-1801.

UPDATE @ 4:15 p.m.: 

The fatality has been identified as a male, who was believed to be ejected in the rollover on U.S. 35 East in Riverside, a Riverside police officer said. 

A female injured in the accident has been taken to a hospital, the officer said. Her condition is not known. 

A police traffic reconstruction unit is headed to the scene as well.

Police in Riverside are investigating a crash that left one person dead on U.S. 35 westbound in Moraine.

UPDATE @ 4:02 p.m.: 

At least one person has been killed in what has been reported as a rollover accident.

The eastbound lanes are shut down until further notice.

OTHER LOCAL NEWS: 3 injured in crash of college students still critical


A fatal rollover crash has been reported on U.S. 35 east approaching I-675 this afternoon.

Initial reports indicated a vehicle rolled during a crash around 3:45 p.m.

We’re hearing initial reports of at least one person dead and others possibly injured.

The eastbound lanes of U.S. 35 are closed at Woodman Drive. 

The 2018 Dayton Women’s March will take place today 

Published: Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 9:46 AM

Police said nearly 3,000 people came to the Dayton Women's Sister March at Courthouse Square on Saturday, Jan. 21. LYNN HULSEY/Staff
HANDOUT/Lynn Hulsey
Police said nearly 3,000 people came to the Dayton Women's Sister March at Courthouse Square on Saturday, Jan. 21. LYNN HULSEY/Staff(HANDOUT/Lynn Hulsey)

The 2018 Dayton Women’s March will take place today, January 20.

RELATED: Dayton Women’s March 2017

The event, which will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at Courthouse Square (23 N. Main Street) is being organized by Dayton Women’s Rights Alliance, along with Dayton Indivisible for All and others.

The 2018 rally is designed to engage and empower all people to support women’s rights, human rights, civil rights, disability rights, and many others seeking equality. 

RELATED: Thousands rally in Dayton as part of women’s march events

Though the women’s movement has been around for decades, the historic march in Dayton began in January 2017 in order to unite with other cities throughout the U.S. to build a positive and just future for all.

Over five million people participated in women's marches around the world last January, including four million in the United States and 3,000 in Dayton.

Crews continue to battle major fire at AK Steel in Middletown 

Published: Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 8:58 AM

UPDATE @ 9:23 a.m: Crews continue to battle a massive fire at AK Steel in Middletown that occurred Saturday morning.

The address to the fire has been updated to the 3400 block of Lefferson Road, according to officials.

We are still working to learn details on the fire and will keep this story updated. 


Multiple fire crews are responding to the 1800 block of Crawford Street on a structure fire at AK Steele in Middletown, per initial reports. 

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The incident was reported around 8:30 a.m., and is reportedly escalating.

We have a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story with additional details. 

Dayton traffic from the WHIO traffic center

Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 12:35 AM
Updated: Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 7:58 AM

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Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic .

Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM.

Major Highway Incidents

  • No incidents to report.

Surface Street Incidents

  • On Springboro Pike at Miamisburg Centerville Road, reported injury crash around 7:55 a.m.

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>> RELATED: Track the latest conditions in your neighborhood on our live WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

Ongoing Construction & Other Closures 

Live look at highways on our traffic cameras here.

Latest traffic conditions are also available on our traffic map. 


  • Keowee Street north of Stanley Avenue, bridge closed until 2019. The official detour is: Keowee Street to Stanley Avenue to I-75 to Wagner Ford Road and back to Dixie. More information is available here.
  • Stewart Street Ramp to US 35 East, RAMP CLOSURE March 28 - Sept 30, 2018. The official detour is: Stewart Street to Edwin C. Moses Boulevard to I-75 north to US 35 west to James H. McGee Blvd. to US 35 east.
  • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 west and east, Lane width restriction until Apr. 1, 2018. One lane will remain open on the ramp with a width of 11 feet.
  • I-70 between Upper Lewisburg Salem Road and Brooksville-Phillipsburg Road, Lane closure Jan. 22 - 29. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. Shoulder closures Jan. 22 - Sept. 30. Both the inside and outside shoulders of I-70 will be closed during construction. 

Gradual weekend warm-up; Possible light showers to cause slick roads

Published: Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 5:14 AM

Gradual warm up this weekend, followed by an increased chance for rain.

>>WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar


  • Gradual warm-up this weekend
  • Wet Sunday into Monday
  • Colder with snow showers Tuesday

5 Day Forecast with Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs


TODAY: Increasing clouds and breezy for the day with temperatures climbing to the lower 40s. However, winds will make it feel like the upper 20s to lower 30s during the afternoon. Areas of light drizzle and mist will develop tonight as temperatures dip into the mid 30s. Drivers should watch for isolated slick spots on overpasses and bridges. 

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(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

TOMORROW: We’ll experience cloudy skies with a chance for drizzle and fog. A few light showers will be possible as temperatures climb into the mid 40s.

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

>>5-Day Forecast

MONDAY: It’ll be mainly dry to start the day, but rain chances increase late morning into the afternoon. Gusty winds will be likely as temperatures soar into the lower 50s. 

TUESDAY: A colder, blustery day with the chance for a few passing snow showers or flurries. Highs will be in the mid-30s, but will feel like the teens and 20s. 

(Storm Center 7 Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs)

WEDNESDAY: Some sunshine make a return, but it will still be breezy and cold in the upper 30s.