Citation issued in S.R. 235 crash


Heidi Taylor, 53, of West Liberty, was issued a citation for improper passing following a previously reported crash about 5 a.m. Friday on State Route 235 near Township Road 210.

Deputies report she was operating a northbound sport utility vehicle when she moved into the southbound lane to pass a northbound semi tractor-trailer. Her SUV then struck a southbound motorcycle operated by James D. Kandel, 54, of DeGraff.

Mr. Kandel was transported by Riverside EMS to Mary Rutan Hospital for incapacitating injuries. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Ms. Taylor did not report any injuries. Robinaugh squad also responded to the scene.