DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Thirteen people were killed on Ohio roadways over the Labor Day travel timeframe; that’s down from 14 in 2012.
“While one fatality is one too many, it is encouraging to see a reduction in deaths this holiday weekend,” said Colonel Paul A. Pride, superintendent of the Patrol. “Ohio’s troopers were out in full force this holiday weekend and their efforts undoubtedly saved lives.”
Troopers made 263 drug arrests, 762 OVI arrests and issued 3,727 aggressive driving citations between Midnight, Friday and 11:59 p.m. Monday.
OSP stopped more than 29,000 vehicles where troopers issued seat belt citations.
An accident at Stanley Avenue and Webster Street is causing traffic problems in north Dayton.
A Winter Storm Watch will take effect late Thursday night through late Friday night for most of the area.
A Clark County school bus driver was arrested on sex crime charges Wednesday.
A winter storm is working its way across the country and will soon blow into Ohio.
Nine people are recovering after a collision sends a van careening into an apartment.