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2 killed after vehicle drives off embankment, goes airborne near Zion

Two people were killed after a speeding vehicle drove off an embankment and went airborne for approximately 200 feet near unincorporated Zion Sunday morning. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 6:45 a.m. Sunday to West Russell Road and Delany Road in Newport Township for a report of a vehicle crash with injuries. Sheriff’s deputies […]

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Newport Township trustee charged with DUI after crashing into sheriff’s squad car in Wadsworth

A Newport Township trustee was charged with driving under the influence after she rear-ended a stationary Lake County sheriff’s squad car in Wadsworth late Wednesday evening. Corey L. Kirschhoffer, 47, of the 39800 block of North Mauser Drive in Wadsworth, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count […]

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Semi truck driver killed in head-on crash, rollover involving SUV in Newport Township

A semi truck driver is dead after his truck rolled over after being struck head-on by a car in Newport Township early Thursday morning, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said. At around 5:10 a.m. on Thursday, Lake County Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters/paramedics responded to the area of Russell Road and Park Lane in Newport Township, […]