Teen cited in non-injury crash


Mitchell L. Hatmaker, 18, of West Liberty, was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead following a non-injury crash about 3:25 p.m. Thursday.

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report he was operating an eastbound car on State Route 347 at County Road 154 when he struck an eastbound sport utility vehicle in front of him that had slowed to make a turn. The SUV was operated by Jack W. Andrix, 41, of Bellefontaine.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts. Damage was light to the SUV and heavy to the car.