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        Four persons were injured - one fatally – in a two-vehicle crash Thursday night near the intersection of State Route 420 and Libbey   Road in LakeTownship.

        According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 8:35 p.m. when a car driven by Ronald Moore, 61, of Des   Moines, Iowa, was southbound on Route 420 and he attempted to turn left on Libbey when it was struck by a vehicle driven by Albert Zablocki, 53, Northwood, who was northbound on Route 420.

        Moore’s Buick Century went off the left side of the road and his wife, Linda, who was sitting in the right front seat, was trapped and had to be freed by township fire and emergency medical service personnel.

        Troopers said the Moores were transported to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and Mrs. Moore was later pronounced dead by the Lucas County Coroner's office.

        Zablocki and Angela Zablocki, 53, of Northwood, and Alicia Zablocki, 11, Toledo, were taken to Bay Park Hospital for minor injuries.

        The crash remains under investigation.

       

Damschroder bill puts limits on drones
A bill limiting the use of drones by law enforcement agencies was introduced Wednesday in the Ohio House of Representatives by Rex Damschroder (R-Fremont).

House Bill 207 was introduced in response to law enforcement agencies seeking to purchase and use unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as drones, he said.

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Oregon School Board President P.J. Kapfhammer was found guilty of disorderly conduct in Maumee Municipal Court last week stemming from an incident in February at Clay High School in which he attempted to get an unidentified autistic man to identify himself.

Kapfhammer had been charged in Oregon Municipal Court with disorderly conduct, a minor misdemeanor, as well as menacing, a fourth-degree misdemeanor charge, on February 13, following the Feb. 1 incident.

Oregon Municipal Judge Jeffery Keller recused himself from the case, which was then transferred to the Maumee court.

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Oak Harbor resident Chris Camp gets excitable just talking about it.

Camp, a U.S. Army veteran and former attack helicopter battalion crew member, has competed in three Tough Mudder events and plans to do lots more. It’s in his blood now.

For those who aren’t familiar with Tough Mudder events, they are hardcore 10- to 12-mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test a person’s all-around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. More than one million participants have competed worldwide to date, and more than $5 million has been raised for the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Oregon Council President Tom Susor is running against Mayor Mike Seferian for the mayor’s seat in the November election.

Susor, of Cedarwood Dr., is the only candidate challenging Seferian, both of whom submitted petitions to the Lucas County Board of Elections by the June 12 deadline to be on the ballot.

Susor, a Democrat, was elected to council from 1983 to 1989, and again in 2011.

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