Newcomerstown Man Arrested for OVI

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The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Sunday night.

The accident took place on County Road 9 in the township of Oxford just before 8:30. Deputies said 58-year-old Jose Reyes, of Necomertown, was driving a vehicle on private property when he back up the vehicle in the driveway and into a pedestrian.

Officials said 27-year-old Juan Perez, of Necomestown rolled down an embankment into a pond. He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Coshocton Regional Medical Center.

Deputies believe alcohol to be a factor in the accident. Reyes was placed under arrest and charged with OVI.

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Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.