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Crash sends woman, toddler to hospital

MARYSVILLE — Troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded Thursday afternoon to a three-vehicle injury crash on State Route 31 just south of State Route 739 north of Marysville.

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Troopers report Maegan Doggett, 20, of Ostrander, was driving a northbound car about 2:40 p.m. on S.R. 31 when she lost control on a snow-covered portion of road, went off the right side of the road and struck two mailboxes. She then overcorrected, traveled back

onto the roadway, crossed the centerline and struck a southbound tractor-trailer head-on.

A southbound sport utility vehicle traveling behind the semi took evasive action to avoid the crash, went off the right side of the road and struck a small tree.

Ms. Doggett and her 1-year-old passenger each sustained incapacitating injuries and were taken by North Union EMS to Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville. The driver was extricated from the car with machinery, troopers said.

Neither the semi’s driver, Kevin Kleinhenz, 48, of Mason, Mich., nor the SUV’s driver, Jennifer Jones, 41, of London, reported any injuries. They reportedly were wearing seat belts.

Ms. Doggett was cited for failure to maintain control.

Weather-related crashes occupy troopers

Troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol report their personnel responded to five non-injury, weather-related crashes in Logan County during a 24-hour period between Friday and Saturday.

• Jennifer Seeing, 45, of Huntsville, was driving a southbound sport utility vehicle about 1:30 p.m. Friday on County Road 24 about a 1 1/2 miles north of County Road 21 when she lost control, traveled off the left side of the road and struck a traffic sign and a utility pole.

Ms. Seeing, who was wearing a seat belt, was cited for failure to maintain control, driving under suspension and failure to display a valid registration.

• Andreas Williams, 18, of Lima, was operating a northbound car about 9:50 p.m. Friday on State Route 117 north of State Route 366 when he failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the right side of the road. The vehicle then struck three large rocks and overturned.

Mr. Williams was cited for failure to maintain control. He was wearing a seat belt.

• Daniel Anderson, 60, of Huntsville, was cited for failure to maintain control after a one-vehicle crash about 1:25 a.m. Saturday on Township Road 217 just west of Township Road 256.

Troopers report Mr. Anderson was driving a westbound car on T.R. 217 when he lost control, went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole.

The driver was wearing a seat belt.

Crash reports remain incomplete this morning for two separate non-injury crashes which occurred on U.S. Route 33 and County Road 142, respectively.

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