Woman pulled through Ohio dam dies - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Woman pulled through Ohio dam dies

Posted: Updated:

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a woman pulled by undercurrents through a northern Ohio dam while swimming has died.

The Ashland Times-Gazette reports the Ashland County Sheriff's Office said Friday that 18-year-old Regina Miller, of Lakeville, died Thursday night at a Mansfield hospital.

The Sheriff's Office says Miller and her sister decided to go swimming just after 2 a.m. Thursday at Charles Mill Dam in Ashland County while three friends fished.

A fisherman not with the group heard the commotion, pulled Miller out of the dam's spillway and tried resuscitating her. She was unresponsive when an emergency crew arrived.

Miller's sister also was caught by the undercurrent but was able to climb to safety.

There are no swimming signs posted near the dam.

___

Information from: Ashland Times-Gazette, http://www.times-gazette.com

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • More NewsMore>>

  • Hearing in Boardman today on Meijer zone change

    Hearing in Boardman today on Meijer zone change

    Monday, July 23 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-23 11:06:20 GMT

    A public hearing this afternoon will give people a chance to express their opinion on a zone change that could pave the way for a new Meijer store on Route 224 near Tippecanoe Road.

    More >>

    A public hearing this afternoon will give people a chance to express their opinion on a zone change that could pave the way for a new Meijer store on Route 224 near Tippecanoe Road.

    More >>
  • Dry Start To The Day With Chances For Showers This Afternoon

    Dry Start To The Day With Chances For Showers This Afternoon

    Monday, July 23 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:37:00 GMT
    RISE AND SHINE! Temperatures are currently in the mid 60s. We will reach a warm high later today. Chances for showers start to increase after the lunch hour! #MorningReady I'll have the detailed forecast coming up on @wfmjtoday pic.twitter.com/np7J6ZN1yu — Emily Frazzini (@emilyfrazzWFMJ) July 23, 2018 After a damp weekend, you will need to keep your umbrella nearby! We expect the first half of the day to remain dry with chances for showers start to increase after the lun...More >>
    RISE AND SHINE! Temperatures are currently in the mid 60s. We will reach a warm high later today. Chances for showers start to increase after the lunch hour! #MorningReady I'll have the detailed forecast coming up on @wfmjtoday pic.twitter.com/np7J6ZN1yu — Emily Frazzini (@emilyfrazzWFMJ) July 23, 2018 After a damp weekend, you will need to keep your umbrella nearby! We expect the first half of the day to remain dry with chances for showers start to increase after the lun...More >>
  • 224 closing until mid-August between Poland and New Castle

    224 closing until mid-August between Poland and New Castle

    Monday, July 23 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:05:29 GMT

    The estimated 5,700 cars and trucks driving between Poland Village and New Castle have to travel five miles out of their way and seven more minutes starting today when they are detoured through Struthers and Coitsville.

    More >>

    The estimated 5,700 cars and trucks driving between Poland Village and New Castle have to travel five miles out of their way and seven more minutes starting today when they are detoured through Struthers and Coitsville.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms