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State officials are preaching road safety in anticipation of heavy end-of-year holiday travel, as Ohio already has dozens more traffic deaths this year than in all of 2014.

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Stop signs are being installed at about 1,000 railroad crossings throughout Ohio that don't have gates or flashing lights in an effort to boost safety and avoid confusion.

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A Plain City man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for a 2013 drunken driving crash that killed one of his passengers and injured three others.


Authorities say a tractor-trailer driver was killed after his rig crashed into an EMS vehicle that had stopped for an earlier crash near Mansfield.

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 11 people died in traffic crashes over Labor Day weekend this year.

Bicyclist Killed While Riding Wrong Way On I-71

Aug 13, 2015
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Columbus Police say a bicyclist riding against traffic on a major highway in the middle of the night was struck by a car and later died.