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OVI checkpoints announced for Friday night in Lorain County

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 09:53:43-04

SHEFFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Authorities will hold two OVI checkpoints Friday night in Lorain County.

The first checkpoint will run from 7 to 11 p.m. on State Route 57 in Sheffield Township.

In addition to the checkpoint, there will be extra troopers on patrol throughout the area to “aggressively combat alcohol related injury and fatal crashes.”

A second checkpoint will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Detroit Road in Avon.

According to the Lorain County OVI Task Force, there have been six deaths in five OVI-related crashes this year.

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