Two-car crash yields injuries

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Huntsville Fire and EMS transported two people to Mary Rutan Hospital from the scene of a two-car crash that occurred about 6 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Lima and Sharon streets in Huntsville. Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report that Ashley N. Newland, 27, of Lima, was operating a northbound vehicle on Lima Street and had slowed to make a left turn onto Sharon Street. Her vehicle then was struck from behind by a northbound vehicle operated by Jarod A. Lacher, 29, of Huntsville. The drivers did not report any injuries, and two passengers in the Newland vehicle, whose names were not immediately unavailable, were transported to the hospital. Mr. Lacher was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)