SHERIFF BEAT: Citations issued in U.S. 68 crash


Hannah Craig, 17, of West Liberty, was cited for failure to yield the right of way and driving with an expired registration following a crash about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Deputies report she was operating an eastbound car on Township Road 51 when she stopped at the stop sign at U.S. Route 68. She then proceeded into the intersection and struck the driver’s side of a northbound sport utility vehicle operated by Sherry McClelland, 52, of Mt. Victory.

No injuries were reported, and both drivers were wearing their seat belts. Damage was moderate to both vehicles.

• Lori A. Johnson, 56, of Belle Center, did not report any injuries following a crash about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on Buckeye Street in Belle Center.

She reportedly was operating an eastbound car near State Route 638 when she drove off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole. Deputies report that a medical condition contributed to the crash, and no citations were issued.