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

INITIAL REPORT

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. 

Trending - Most Read Stories

Dayton traffic from the WHIO Traffic Center

Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 1:18 AM
Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 9:03 PM

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 near Crown Cork & Seal Co. in Moraine, injury accident reported around 8:55 p.m. 

    >> RELATED: WHIO App-Winter

    >> 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. 

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY

    • Arlington Road between Pleasant Plain and Upper Lewisburg Salem Road, BRIDGE CLOSURE, March 5 - Sept. 30. All ramps for I-70 will remain open. 
    • 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.
    • SR 4 north/south between I-70 and Lower Valley Pike, Lane closure April 2 - 26. One northbound and two southbound lanes will remain open. 
    • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 west, RAMP CLOSURE, March 12 - Sept. 30. The official detour is: I-75 north to US 35 east to Jefferson/Main Street to Ludlow Street to US 35 west. 
    • Airport Access Road South between US 40 and I-70, Lane closure April 2 - 27. One southbound lane will remain open. 
    • SR 48 between First Street and Riverdale Street, Lane closure April 2, 2018 - April 1, 2019. One lane will remain open in each direction.

    GREENE COUNTY

    • Trebein Road from U.S. 35, Lane restrictions April 16 - August, 2018 for construction of a right turn lane. One lane will remain maintained at all times with flagging operations. 

    WARREN COUNTY

    MIAMI COUNTY

    • N. Market Street between Foss Way/Kirk Lane and Stonyridge Avenue, ROAD CLOSURE March 5 at 7 a.m. - Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. 
    • US 36 westbound between Scott Drive and Kienle Drive, Lane closure March 26 - June 30. One westbound lane will remain open. 

    DARKE COUNTY

    • SR 49 between Hollansburg-Sampson Road and Arcanum Bears Mill Road, Lane closure April 16 - May 16. One lane will remain open in each direction through the use of portable signal.
    • SR 716 between Washington Street and Water Street, ROAD CLOSURE April 16 - 22. The official detour is SR 705 to SR 364 to SR 119

    MERCER COUNTY

    • SR 49 between Frank Road and Winkler Road, BRIDGE CLOSURE April 9 - 22. The official detour is SR 49 to SR 707 E to SR 118 N to US 33 W to SR 49
    • SR 117 between US 127 and SR 116, Daily lane closures April 23 - July 31 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. 
    • SR 49 between Menchhofer Road and SR 219, ROAD CLOSURE April 16 - 30. The official detour is: SR 29 to SR 118 to SR 219
    • SR 707 between Taylor Road and Lewis Street, ROAD CLOSURE April 23 - 27. The official detour is US 127 north to SR 117 east 

    SHELBY COUNTY

    • SR 47 between Fifth Avenue and Wilkinson Avenue, Lane closures Jan. 21 - Nov. 27. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. 
    • SR 274 between Shroyer Road and Island Avenue, Lane closure April 9 - June 9. One lane will remain open in each direction. 
    • SR 66 between Basinburg Road and Mason Road, ROAD CLOSURE April 9 - May 11. The official detour is: SR 66 to SR 47 to I-75 to SR 29 to SR 705 to SR 66

    CLARK COUNTY

    • I-70 east Ramp to I-675 north, RAMP CLOSURE March 15 - Aug. 15. The official detour is: I-70 east to I-675 south to SR 444 to I-675 north
    • Spangler Road south between Restoration Drive and I-70, Traffic pattern switch March 26 - August 15. Southbound Spangler Road traffic going to I-675 south and I-70 east will be moved to northbound side of I-675. Traffic will then be redirected to the southbound side of I-675 after passing over I-70. 

    CHAMPAIGN COUNTY

    • Upper Valley Pike between State Route 296 and Lippincott Road, ROAD CLOSURE, starting April 16 for approximately four weeks.

    LOGAN COUNTY

    • US 68 between SR 508 and Township Road 310, ROAD CLOSURE April 23 - 27. The official detour is: US 68 to SR 296 to SR 29 to SR 235 to SR 47 to US 68. 
    • SR 235 between Township Road 93 and Township Road 250, ROAD CLOSURE April 30 - May 4. The official detour is SR 366 to US 33 to SR 385 to SR 117/SR 235.
    • SR 274 between Morris Rose Road and SR 235, Daily lane closures May 1 - June 29 between 7 a.m. 5 p.m. 
    • SR 235 between SR 720 and SR 117, Daily lane closures May 1 - June 29 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    • SR 68 between SR 508 and Gunn Town Road, Daily lane closures April 23 - June 29 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

    AUGLAIZE COUNTY

    • SR 197 between Township Road 117A and Ridge Street, Lane closure April 2 - May 3. One lane will remain open for travel in each direction through the use of temporary signal.
    • SR 116 between Hesse Road and Baker-Wright Road, Lane closure April 2 - 30. One lane will remain open for travel in each direction through the use of temporary signal.
    • US 33 between SR 29 and I-75, Daily lane closures March 26 - July 31 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. One lane will remain open in each direction. 
    • US 33 between SR 65 and Center Street, Lane closure April 16 - May 9. One lane will remain open in each direction through the use of temporary signal.

    Trending - Most Read Stories

    Skies clearing tonight, rain moves in Monday

    Published: Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 4:57 AM
    Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

    Filtered sunshine is expected today in the Dayton area, with rain returning as early as Monday.

    More clearing is expected this evening and overnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. It won’t be as cool tonight for most, temperatures dropping into the middle 40s.

    >> Live Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

    QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

    • Rain moves in Monday
    • More rain Tuesday/early Wednesday
    • Another round of rain later Friday

    5-Day Forecast


    DETAILED FORECAST

    Monday: After a dry start in the lower 50s, rain is expected to move in headed toward lunchtime. Highs will be in the lower 60s. Periods of rain are expected, but there will be some breaks, especially in the evening.

    Tuesday: A few more scattered showers are expected. Highs will be in the upper 50s.

    Wednesday: A pre-dawn shower is possible, otherwise it should be drying out. Highs will be in the lower 60s.

    County-by-County Weather

    Thursday: Partly cloudy skies are expected with highs in the lower 60s.

    Friday: A dry start is expected, but rain returns later in the day. Highs will be in the lower 60s.

    Trending - Most Read Stories

    Double shooting victims in Dayton leave behind newborn boy, family says

    Published: Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 8:23 PM

    

JAMES BUECHELE / STAFF
    (JAMES BUECHELE / STAFF)

    More than 100 people turned out Sunday evening to honor the couple shot and killed outside a Dayton nightclub this weekend.

    The victims, Darion Harris and Ashley James of Dayton, just welcomed a baby boy two months ago, family said.

    Ashley James, left, and Darion Harris(Contributed)

    They were found shot inside a vehicle in the 1800 block of Lakeview Avenue, near Rick Jazz Lab. Harris, 29, died at the scene and James, 28, succumbed to her injuries at Miami Valley Hospital.

    >> Victims in double fatal shooting outside Dayton club ID’d

    The crowd prayed for no more shootings in Dayton.

    “I just want the violence to stop. There’s too many people losing their life,” said Harris’ sister Danielle Harris.

    (JAMES BUECHELE / STAFF)

    Harris said her brother leaves behind three daughters and his newborn son.

    She described both victims as wonderful, loving people.

    Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com

    Trending - Most Read Stories

    Old North Dayton celebrates opening of Ahiska Turkish mosque

    Published: Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 4:15 PM

    Old North Dayton’s Ahiska Turkish mosque Sunday afternoon celebrated its grand opening.

    RELATED: Dayton’s newest mosque to open; public and international guests expected

    The event at the Osman Gazi Mosque, at 1508 Valley St., was open to the entire community, and featured dignitaries from across the globe.

    Retired Imam Celal Shahin stands inside the Osman Gazi mosque at 1508 Valley St.(CORNELIUS FROLIK / STAFF)

    Celebrations included a picnic in a park owned by the mosque and a prayer service.

    The Dayton area has a growing community of more than 1,000 Ashiska Turkish families, according to estimates.

    Got a tip? Call our monitored 24-hour line, 937-259-2237, or send it to newsdesk@cmgohio.com

    Trending - Most Read Stories