Stories tagged with: Drowning

June 4, 2011 - 5:56pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

A weekend camping trip to Ellis Dam turned into a nightmare for one local family.

An Ellis Dam camper, Gerald Dunaway, woke up Saturday morning to knocks on his camper door. The Sheriff said, two children are missing. Police say, at about 9:45AM a 911 call was received. Two step-brothers, a 2 year-old and a 3 year-old, had been playing by the water when they went missing. A search team was called in, where authorities said, two scent dogs, brought in from Youngstown,...

May 30, 2010 - 12:06am
6 years 13 weeks ago

A 6-year-old child is taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus after an evening incident.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. at 798 Craig Parkway.

The Licking County 911 Center says it received an initial call of a possible drowning at the residence.

The Newark Fire Department says when crews arrived, the child had already been pulled from a pool.

Captain Michael White would not go into the extent of the child's injuries but did say they were serious enough to...

March 23, 2010 - 5:01pm
6 years 22 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
6 years 34 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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