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2 flown after ATV crash

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Clayton E.M. Neer, 32, of West Liberty, and Melissa J. Smith, 46, of Bellefontaine, each were flown by MedFlight helicopter to Grant Medical Center in Columbus for incapacitating injuries following an all-terrain vehicle crash about 5:50 a.m. Sunday.

Deputies report Mr. Neer was operating a southbound ATV on County Road 146 near County Road 153 when he drove off the right side of the road, into a ditch and overturned.

Ms. Smith was a passenger on the ATV, and both occupants were thrown from the vehicle.

Alcohol is suspected as a factor in the crash, but no citations have yet been issued pending the receipt of lab test results.

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