Stories tagged with: Drowning

March 23, 2010 - 5:01pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

A 78-year old man is pronounced dead after falling into a creek in Coshocton County.

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office received a call at 10:40 Tuesday morning from Mildred Nesmith requesting an emergency squad for her husband.

Mildred told the sheriff's office her husband had left the house about one hour earlier, and when he didn't return, she began looking for him. According to the sheriff's office, James Nesmith was found unconscious partially in the water.


January 4, 2010 - 1:47am
4 years 32 weeks ago

A 7-year-old Pataskala boy is MedFlighted to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus after falling through an icy pond.

The Hocking County Sheriff's Office says Cyrus Hanson was at a family birthday party in Laurelville, Ohio when he and another boy snuck outside unattended. Officers say the boys were walking on an icy pond in the backyard, when Cyrus fell through. They say the other boy tried to save Cyrus but couldn't, so he went to get help. When crews arrived at the scene, they...

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