95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Ambulance Driver, Passenger Killed In Crash
Police say an ambulance driver and the patient inside were killed yesterday when the vehicle rear-ended a truck outside Chillicothe.
The Highway Patrol says the crash occurred around 10 a.m. when the ambulance struck a truck carrying lumber that was stopped to make a left turn onto another road.
The patrol identified the ambulance driver as 21-year-old Cody King, of Chillicothe. The patient was 72-year-old Barbara McWhorter, also of Chillicothe.