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12:36 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

OHP: Speed And Weather Caused Turnpike Crashes

A preliminary investigation into the cause of a series of fatal Ohio Turnpike crashes earlier this month blames drivers' speeds, road conditions and weather. 

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11:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Turnpike Crash Victims Identified

The State Highway Patrol has identified the three people killed and the trooper who was injured in Wednesday's chain-reaction crashes on the Ohio Turnpike.

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7:37 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Major Ohio Turnpike Crash Kills Three

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The State Highway Patrol says three people died Wednesday in crashes involving at least 50 vehicles across a 2-mile section of the eastbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike between Toledo and Cleveland.

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12:18 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Chase Ends With Crash Downtown

State Highway Patrol Troopers arrested two teenagers this morning following a high-speed chase that ended near Vine and High Streets in downtown Columbus.

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7:13 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Utility Worker Killed In Madison County

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The State Highway Patrol says a utility worker walking at a Madison County construction site was run over by a truck and died yesterday.

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7:12 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Madison County Crash Claims One Life

The State Highway Patrol is investigating yesterday's fatal crash in Madison County.

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6:57 am
Thu January 2, 2014

2013 Was Record Low Year For Traffic Fatalities

Preliminary State Highway Patrol data shows 2013 was a record low year for the number of traffic fatalities.

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7:16 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Impaired Driving Arrests Over Holiday Increase, Fatalities Decrease

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the Thanksgiving holiday in Ohio was slightly more dangerous this year than last. 

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11:35 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Crash Injures OHP Sergeant, Motorist

The State Highway Patrol says a trooper at the scene of an accident on I-70 near Springfield was struck by a passing vehicle early this morning.

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12:33 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Traffic Fatalities Down This Year

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than 8 hundred hundred people have died in crashes on Ohio roads so far this year, a decline of roughly 3 hundred from last year.

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7:31 am
Fri September 20, 2013

OHP Finds Car Suspected In Death Of Bicyclist

The State Highway Patrol has found the vehicle suspected of striking and killing a St. Francis DeSales High School teacher on Sunday.

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7:03 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Bicyclist Killed In Marysville

The State Highway Patrol is investigating Thursday's death of a bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle and killed in Marysville.

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10:42 am
Thu August 22, 2013

OHP Investigating Chillicothe Dispatcher

The State Highway Patrol is investigating whether a dispatcher properly responded when Chillicothe police called to report a reckless driver shortly before a fatal crash on July 4th.

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12:26 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Three DUI Checkpoints Tonight

The State Highway Patrol will conduct three DUI checkpoints tonight in central Ohio.

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12:25 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Two Injured In High Speed Chase

The State Highway Patrol says two people were injured following a high speed chase early this morning when the fleeing vehicle crashed through a guardrail and flipped on the ramp from South Hamilton Road to I-70 west.

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1:20 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Enhanced Security At State Fair

Security preparations are under way at the Ohio State Fair.

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7:28 am
Thu July 18, 2013

ACLU Gives OHP Plate Scanners Good Review

An American Civil Liberties Union report on police departments' increased use of license-plate scanning notes the policy of the State Highway Patrol is more protective of privacy than some others.

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7:01 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Teen Driver Injured In Marion County Crash

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a 13-year-old driver.

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6:22 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Prisoner Used Ladders To Escape

The State Highway Patrol says the inmate who escaped from the Mansfield Correctional Institution last week used three ladders to get out of three fenced areas.

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7:02 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Law Enforcement Wants Share Of Casino Tax Revenue

Police and sheriffs departments are fighting for greater access to a slice of Ohio casino tax revenue intended for law enforcement training that has gone mainly to the State Highway Patrol.

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