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First Responders Deal With Holiday Deaths
UNDATED -- First responders say it's never easy to to tell family members about a death. But it's even more difficult during the holidays. That's exactly what two different departments had to do on Christmas Eve.
"I'm not gonna lie to you, it's tough mentally on everyone involved, you get very involved in the investigation, you put your heart and soul into it," said Kettering Officer Ron Roberts.
As soon as 87-year-old Margaret Spilker's car was pulled from a Kettering pond Saturday, detectives knew there was a strong possibility she didn't make it. But they held out hope until they finally found her body Tuesday.
"If it doesn't turn out in the best ways, if you have a deceased person from an accident or whatever caused her to go into that pond, it takes a toll on you and you try and get through it," Roberts said.
Ohio State Highway Patrol also had to bring tragic news to the family of Norma Thomas-Smith, 81, or Urbana. She was killed in a crash on State Route 68 in West Liberty.
"It's a horrible time of year for families to have to deal with. It's a tragedy," agreed Sgt. T.J. Sankoe.
Troopers believe the elderly woman had a medical condition that caused her to drive into oncoming traffic, hitting the pickup truck head-on. first responders who handle fatal incidents like that say they always try to stay strong for the victims' families.
"You go through your mind on what things you did, what you could do, and what relief you can provide to the family and we want to get some closure to the family," Roberts said.
The driver of the pickup truck was airlifted to the hospital, but is expected to be ok.
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