MORE OHIO NEWS

Toddler, man shot at backyard gathering in Ohio
Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe
Indiana driver, passenger killed in SW Ohio crash
Ohio band director pleads guilty to sex charges
Missing concertgoer's body found at Ohio landfill
Fine paid for Ohio veteran cited for therapy ducks
Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack
Bowling Green player charged with attempted rape
Ohio AG rival wants probe of DeWine bid process
Juvenile offender status can be set before release
Group says Ohio casinos, racinos employ over 7,000
Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe
Ex-New Hampshire hockey coach charged with assault
Prosecutor has case in child rape suspect's death
Ohio man sentenced to life in marijuana slaying
Ohio base workers offered buyouts ahead of layoffs
Donations to Ohio State rise again
2 Cleveland officers shoot suspect who pointed gun
Bond bumped for Ohio teen in foster mom's slaying
Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum
Teen girl fatally shot in central Ohio
New Goodyear airship to be called Wingfoot One
Ohio fair's butter cows named Scarlet and Grayce
Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years
Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio
Man killed in single car crash in Ohio
Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89
Kasich administrator returns to Ohio Right to Life
New charges in rock-throwing that injured teacher
Former Ohio lawmaker denied early prison release



Ohio News
News from the region's first prime-time newscast. You'll find it First On Fox!


SLEEPING DRIVER-LAKE
Woman, 76, who fell asleep and drove into Ohio lake is rescued with help from Indiana teenager

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, July 3, 2014 6:36 AM EDT
CELINA, Ohio


Authorities say a 76-year-old woman fell asleep behind the wheel in the middle of the day and drove into a western Ohio lake, where she became stranded on the roof of her car and was rescued with help from an Indiana teenager.

The Lima News reports the Rockford woman fell asleep before missing a curve in the road and crossing a concrete rubble barrier into Grand Lake St. Marys. The car drifted a bit and then sank a few yards offshore. The woman wasn't hurt and was able to exit the car.

A 15-year-old boy from nearby Portland, Indiana, witnessed the scene and swam out to give her a life jacket. The fire department eventually rescued her by boat.

It wasn't clear why the woman fell asleep.

Information from: The Lima News, http://www.limanews.com










PRIME PICKS

FAMILY GUY
Tonight at 8:00 PM

Herpe, the Love Sore
Stewie gets an STD from Brian; Peter and the guys fight for their booth at The Drunken Clam



Get 1/2 price gift certificates

Find us on Facebook

Advertisement