At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11, Charlestown Officers were dispatched to the 10000 block of S.R. 62 in reference to an injury accident involving a Greater Clark County School Bus. Preliminary investigation revealed that bus number 126 was traveling west on S.R. 62 and was either stopped or was in the process of coming to a stop at the marked Railroad Crossing when the driver of small passenger truck collided into the rear of the bus.
We’ve all been there, a wrong turn, a decision we wished we hadn’t made, a life lesson that sometimes is learned the hard way. Many of us are fortunate enough to escape any major or life altering consequences, which is the only thing that separates us from most of the people who find themselves in prison. One definition in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary for “sanctuary” is “a place of refuge and protection”. That is exactly the purpose that Wendy Lewen had in mind when she and her family made some major changes in order to found such a place for women, The Sanctuary House.
On the April 3 at approximately 6:51 p.m., officers from the Charlestown Police Department were dispatched to Park Street near Level Street in reference to an accident involving a pedestrian. Officers arrived on scene approximately two minutes later and learned that 30 year old Nicole Keith-Morrison had been struck by a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am, being driven by 30 year old Natalie Miller.