Sheriff’s Office Suspects Alcohol in Accident

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The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office believes alcohol to be a factor in an accident that took place Tuesday night.

The sheriff’s office said it took place in the 51000 block of State Route 541 just before 7:20pm. Deputies said 25-year-old Sativa Duling of Gnadenhutten was traveling west on 541 when she failed to negotiate a curve. Duling left the roadway and went down an embankment where she struck a utility pole and then a tree.

Officials said she was extracted from the vehicle and taken to Coshocton Regional Medical Center and then flown to Akron General. Her condition at this time is unknown.

The crash remains under investigation.

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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.