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Published: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 @ 10:51 AM
Updated: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 7:27 AM
BUTLER TWP. — UPDATE @ 7:27 a.m. (Dec. 6):
Funeral and visitation services are set for Kaitlin Bradley and Kyle Gross, the young couple killed in a crash over the weekend.
Visitation for Kyle Gross will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at Kindred Funeral Home, 400 Union Blvd., Englewood. His funeral is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at funeral home with Pastor Todd Hoskins officiating. Interment will follow the service at Polk Grove Cemetery in Butler Twp.
Kyle Gross was a four-year letterman in wrestling in high school at Northmont High School where he graduated, reads his obituary.
Kyle Gross was also a graduate of the Miami Valley CTC - Machine Trades program. He was employed at Beau Townsend Nissan and had attended Sinclair Community College in the Business Administration program, according to the obituary.
Visitation for Kaitlin Bradley will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Kindred Funeral Home. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Arlington Cemetery in Brookville.
Kaitlin Bradley was a former student at Northmont High School. She graduated from Tri County North High School in 2016 and the Miami Valley CTC -Animal Care Management, according to her obituary.
Kaitlin was working at Perfect Paws Grooming in Lewisburg. She enjoyed cheerleading, playing sports, being with her friends and caring for animals, the obituary reads.
UPDATE @ 5:25 p.m. (Dec. 5): Excessive speed may have been involved in the weekend Butler Twp. crash on Meeker Road that left a 19- and 20-year-old dead, township Police Chief John Porter said.
In a prepared statement released moments ago, the initial investigation shows that a 2009 red Nissan sedan was headed south on Meeker when the driver apparently lost control and struck a tree.
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Both occupants, 19-year-old Kaitlin Bradley of Lewisburg and 20-year-old Kyle Gross of Clayton, were ejected and died at the scene, just north of the I-70 overpass.
No one witnessed the crash but a passer-by happened upon the crash scene, went to a friend's residence nearby, and dialed 9-1-1.
Crews dispatched about 1:20 a.m. Sunday arrived to find the severely damaged sedan and the victims.
The investigation is continuing, Chief Porter said in the statement.
INITIAL REPORT (Dec. 5)
Two people were killed in a weekend crash on Meeker Road in Butler Twp., according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.
Kyle Gross, 20, of Clayton and Kaitlin Bradley, 19, of Lewisburg, both died in the crash on Meeker Road north of Interstate 70 in Butler Twp. early Sunday morning.
Gross and Bradley died from blunt force trauma from an accident, according to records from the coroner’s office.
Additional details about the crash were not available. Butler Twp. police have not responded to requests for information about the crash.
We’ll update this page as we learn more.
Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 1:28 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 2:15 AM
HARRISON TWP. — UPDATE @ 2:20 a.m: A vacant house fire that occurred on Lodell Avenue early Tuesday morning is considered suspicious, according to Harrison Twp. fire officials.
OTHER LOCAL NEWS: Brookville firefighters rescue trapped dog in Perry Twp. culvert
The structure, located in the 2100 block, was fully involved when crews arrived on scene just after 1 a.m.
No other nearby homes were affected as a result of the fire.
No injuries were reported as crews extinguished the flames.
Damage estimates were not immediately available as the fire remains under investigation.
Crews are responding to the 2100 block of Lodell Avenue on a reported fully involved structure fire that occurred early Tuesday morning.
Initial reports indicate the incident was dispatched just after 1 a.m. at a structure that is reportedly vacant.
Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 9:12 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 2:10 AM
PERRY TWP., Montgomery County — UPDATE @ 10:25 p.m.
Brookville firefighters rescued a family pet stuck in a drainage ditch after a neighbor reported hearing a dog barking.
Crews responded to the ditch on Air Hill Road, near Keener Road in Perry Twp.
“We did find a small 30- to 40-pound dog that was trapped about 40 feet in the storm drain,” Brookville Fire Capt. Jim Hart said. “We utilized a portable stretcher and two of my guys were able to crawl into the storm drain, and the dog was thankfully pretty friendly and we were able to get her put on top of that stretcher and use the rope system to pull her out.”
The 17-year-old dog was stuck and had potentially been there for about a day, Hart said.
The dog’s family took her home following the rescue.
UPDATE @ 9:50 p.m.
A dog was pulled from a 48-inch culvert.
The dog was described as about 17 years old and deaf and had been missing since Sunday.
The dog’s owners took their pet home.
A rescue operation is underway after a dog was found trapped in a 48-inch culvert.
Crews are on scene near the intersection of Keener and Air Hill roads, according to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center.
The dog, described as possibly a yellow Labrador retriever, is reportedly 45 feet down.
We have a crew on the way and will update this report.
Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 2:04 AM
DAYTON — A woman reportedly attempted to steal an occupied vehicle, and as a result, crashed into two other vehicles at a Dayton gas station Tuesday morning.
Officials responded to Sunoco gas station, located at 1502 Wayne Ave., on reports of a crash around 12:45 a.m., per initial reports.
Dayton police say the woman reportedly jumped inside the driver seat of a parked vehicle that was occupied with one passenger. Due to the passenger not knowing the woman, an argument reportedly ensued and she attempted to pull off in the vehicle. She then reportedly hit two other vehicles in the parking lot before fleeing on foot.
The woman was reportedly tackled to the ground by people nearby at the gas station until police arrived.
She was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, officials say.
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 3:27 AM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 1:05 AM
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