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Lakeview woman killed in Thursday morning crash

ST. JOHNS — The Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday on State Route 65 south of U.S. Route 33, east of St. Johns.

Adeline M. Bridges, 50, of Lima and Lakeview, was driving a pickup truck northbound on S.R. 65 when it was struck by a pickup driven by Mark E. VanMeter, 36, of Lima, who lost control of the vehicle on the ice and traveled left of center.

She was pronounced dead at the scene. VanMeter was taken to Lima Memorial Health System with nonincapacitating injuries.

No citations were issued.

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