Sunday, July 27 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:57:03 GMT
A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >
Maumee School Board member Dave Theaker has been charged with two counts of theft in office, a felony.More >
Maumee School Board member Dave Theaker has been charged with two counts of theft in office, a felony. More >
BRITTON, MI (Toledo News Now) -
Several roads have reopened in rural Lenawee County after a car and train collided Tuesday morning.
Police say the accident happened on Poklington Road near Blissfield Highway in the village of Britton around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. They say a 54-year-old Hudson, MI man was looking down to answer his ringing cell phone and drove right into the side of the train, sending his car into a ditch, where it caught fire.
The driver was able to get out of his car before it erupted into flames. He was transported to the hospital with chest pains but is expected to be alright.
Michigan State Police say distracted driving is to blame.
"He was getting a call and he looked down to answer his phone and the next thing he knew, he struck the train," said William Strouse Jr. with the MSP. "You can travel pretty far in just a few seconds, if you're driving 45-50 miles per hour."
Police say the driver was very lucky and if he had crossed the tracks just 10 seconds earlier, the train would have T-boned his car.
After authorities moved the train, roads reopened to traffic.
Monday, July 28 2014 1:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:54:27 GMT
Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.More >
A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.More >
Sunday, July 27 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:19:04 GMT
NWS: Macroburst hit north Phoenix with 100 mph winds
A macroburst with winds in excess of 100 mph hit north Phoenix Saturday night, snapping power poles, toppling trees and cutting power to 33,000 utility customers, the National Weather Service said.More >
Intense macrobursts can cause tornado-force damage of up to F3 intensity, the National Weather Service said after it confirmed the event. The Paradise Valley Hospital sustained rooftop damage.More >