Passenger transported from U.S. 33 crash

LoCoSheriffStar Dodds

Timothy D. Smith, 62, of Bellefontaine, was transported by Bellefontaine squad to Mary Rutan Hospital for treatment of non-incapacitating injuries sustained in a crash about 4:25 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report he was a passenger in a westbound car on U.S. Route 33 near County Road 57 operated by Mereana E. Steely, 16, of Bellefontaine. She reportedly drove off the right side of the road and struck the ditch, causing moderate damage to the vehicle.

Mereana did not report any injuries and was cited for failure to control. The driver and passenger were wearing their seat belts.