A suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of a Willard man.
The Norwalk Reflector reports that 59-year-old Allen Sizemore was discovered dead outside his residence on Maplewood Street on Thanksgiving Day.
59-year-old Galen Barnett has been charged with vehicular manslaughter.
Authorities believe Barnett is the only one responsible for the death of Sizemore, in which alcohol is suspected to be a factor.
Eight people were killed in seven crashes this past Thanksgiving holiday in Ohio.
The State Highway Patrol says that number for the five-day reporting period is the fewest deaths since 2018.
Of the eight people killed, one was not wearing a safety belt and one crash involved impaired driving.
The latest Huron County Public Health Respiratory Illness Report has been released.
Health officials say that COVID-19 activity in Huron County is increasing.
Flu activity in Huron County is minimal, with four positive flu tests this week and no flu hospitalizations.
RSV activity in Ohio is increasing slightly.
State Highway Patrol Dispatcher Melissa Lowrey-Huntley has been selected 2023 Dispatcher of the Year at the Sandusky Patrol Post.
Dispatcher Lowrey-Huntley joined the Ohio State Highway Patrol in 2006 and has served the Sandusky Dispatch Center.
She’s originally from Bellevue but currently resides with her husband in Huron.
A road closure in Sandusky…
Starting today, the intersection of Warren Street and East Washington will be closed for one to two weeks for storm sewer work.
Detour signs will be set up directing traffic to take an alternate route.
In Elyria…the owner of a house that has been rammed by cars at least four times through the years is asking city council to buy his property…
Dennis Campaneli of Chestnut Ridge Road went before a city council committee last night.
City council asked Campaneli’s insurance company to contact the city before they take up the issue again.
Some non-union employees in Avon Lake will see a bump in salary in 2024.
City council has approved a number of adjustments, based on comparable salaries in similar cities.
This morning, the Elyria School Board will hold a special meeting to consider a tentative contract agreement with the teachers’ union.
Neither group has released details of the package.
-In NHL hockey, Columbus beat Boston last night 5-2.
-In Monday Night Football, Chicago defeated Minnesota 12-10.
From the National Weather Service…
A chance of light snow showers early.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Cloudy and breezy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 39.