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Published: Saturday, October 07, 2017 @ 10:44 AM
Updated: Saturday, October 07, 2017 @ 4:30 PM
URBANA TWP. — UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m.
The two drivers killed in a four-vehicle crash have been identified as Joseph Brandyberry, 32, of Urbana, and Todd Bayless, 33, of Urbana, according to the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.
Brandyberry was driving a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser that went left of center around 10:15 a.m. in front of 1796 U.S. 68 South. His vehicle struck a 2004 Ford F-150 driven by John Keechle, 64, of Springfield.
Brandyberry’s PT Cruiser then struck a 2004 Chrysler Town & Country minivan head-on that was driven by Bayless. The minivan then was struck by a 2008 Honda Accord driven by Lukas McKee, 35, of Urbana, the sheriff’s office said.
Brandyberry was taken to Urbana Mercy emergency room, where he was pronounced dead. Bayless was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
UPDATE @ 1:20 p.m.
At least two people are dead following a four-car crash on U.S. 68 in Champaign County, Capt. Carl Loney said.
Loney told our crew as many as eight people were involved in the crash allegedly caused by a wrong-way driver.
Witnesses told police a PT Cruiser travelling northbound on the roadway when it went left of center and struck a southbound truck.
The truck then hit a minivan with as many as six people in it before another car crashed into the back end of the van, according to Loney.
The identities of the deceased remain unknown as our newsroom works to learn more from police.
Deputies continue to investigate at the scene, according to our crew.
UPDATE @ 11:19 a.m.
U.S. 68 is closed in both directions as crews work the scene of a fatal crash in Urbana Twp., according to dispatchers.
Initial reports indicate the Champaign County coroner has been called to the scene.
Dispatchers said U.S. 68 is closed between U.S. 55 and Campground Road outside of Urbana.
Our crew at the scene reports traffic is not backed up in the area and a truck is in a nearby ditch.
We will continue to follow updates in this developing story.
Multiple medics and CareFlight crews are responding to a serious crash on south U.S. 68 in Champaign County.
Crews were dispatched to the multi-car crash in the 1700 block of the highway in Urbana Twp. just before 10:30 a.m.
Initial reports indicate one person is unresponsive and trapped in a car at the scene.
At least three CareFlight helicopters have been requested to the scene.
Dispatchers could not confirm how many injuries were reported or how many cars were involved in the crash.
We have a crew heading to the scene to learn more from deputies at the scene.
Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 4:13 AM
— A pursuit that started on Interstate 75 ended on Dayton Cincinnati Pike early Tuesday morning when the vehicle hit Stop Sticks.
The pursuit started around 3:30 a.m. on northbound I-75 in Warren County. The vehicle exited the highway at Austin Boulevard, and the pursuit continued through Miamisburg and Miami Twp.
Crews requested Franklin police to place stop sticks on Dayton Cincinnati Pike at Crains Run Road. The vehicle reportedly struck the Stop Sticks, and the pursuit ended just north of Pennyroyal Road at the border of Franklin and Miami Twp.
Franklin police, Springboro police, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office are on scene.
Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 11:25 PM
Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 2:50 AM
— UPDATE @2:50 a.m. (June 19): Power has been restored in Montgomery County, according to DP&L.
UPDATE @ 1:30 a.m. (June 19):
Outages in Montgomery County number nearly 1,300, according to the Dayton Power & Light’s online outage map.
At 11 p.m., there were more than 4,100 power outages reported.
UPDATE @ 12:45 a.m. (June 19):
There are 1,586 Dayton Power & Light customers without power, down from more than 4,100 without service in Montgomery County reported at 11 p.m. Monday.
UPDATE @ 12:10 a.m. (June 19):
Power has been restored to half of the original 4,100 customers reported out of service at 11 p.m.
There are now 2,138 without power as Dayton Power & Light crews work to restore service.
The cause of the outage is unknown.
UPDATE @ 11:55 p.m.:
About 500 people have power restored so far when Dayton Power & Light’s online outage map reported 4,100 customers in the dark.
There are now just more than 3,600 without power.
More than 4,100 Dayton Power & Light customers are in the dark in Montgomery County.
Crews were sent to investigate why service was interrupted and to restore power, according to a utility spokeswoman.
The power outage was reported at 11:07 p.m.
According to the online outage map, service is expected to be restored by 1 a.m.
Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 12:53 AM
Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 2:06 AM
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Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 3:18 PM
DAYTON — A man is in custody after standing naked in the road while popping balloons with his mouth, according to Dayton police reports.
Samuel Tumaini, 25, was detained in the Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of public indecency early Monday morning.
Police were dispatched to Newport Avenue around 12:45 a.m. after a report of a man standing in the road naked while staring off into the distance, according to the report.
On arrival, officers saw the suspect standing in the road, popping balloons with his mouth while naked, read the report.
The officers reportedly called him to approach the vehicle and then handcuffed him and placed him in the back of the cruiser. Officers noted a language barrier while attempting to speak to the man, according to the report.
They located his clothes on the ground nearby, read the report.
After the suspect was detained, a woman approached the officers and said the man stares at her and her underage niece while they are outside, read the report.