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Motorist remains hospitalized following weekend crash

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A Champaign County man was listed in stable condition by a Columbus-area hospital Thursday afternoon as he recovers from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash that occurred about 1:40 p.m. Saturday.

Troopers from the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Patrol report Roscoe Burden, 20, of Game Farm Road, Urbana, was eastbound on State Route 287 just west of County Road 28 when he lost control of the 1998 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck he was driving and traveled off the right side of the road.

The pickup reportedly crashed through one fence and struck another before coming to rest. The driver sustained puncture wounds on his chest from having struck the fence posts with his pickup, according to law enforcement and EMS reports.

He was transported by Macochee Joint Ambulance District to Mary Rutan Hospital, and was later taken to OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

Troopers haven’t yet determined whether to cite the driver for the crash. An official cause is also pending further investigation.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 April 2014

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Health commissioner: No mumps cases reported thus far

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 New district board member introduced

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Board president: Tri County seeks ‘transparency’

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Transparency will be paramount in dealing with the public as the Tri County Community Action Commission’s board of directors works to get the social services agency back on its feet, board president Al Evans said Wednesday.

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More details released about hold ups in natural gas installation

All American Energy Cooperative is releasing more details about what has held up installation of pipeline to supply 199 people in and around Rushsylvania and Benjamin Logan Schools with natural gas service.

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Quincy seeks cell phone, computer use policy

Quincy Village Council members this week in a regular meeting directed their solicitor to draw up a policy governing the use of village-owned cell phones and computers.

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Ridgemont to host groundbreaking ceremony; sets special meeting

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Ridgemont Local Schools hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for its new grades pre-K through 12 facility at 2 p.m. Sunday at the building site, 560 W. Taylor St., Mt. Victory.

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Suspect gives himself up following standoff

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Cody Predmore, 22, at large, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear about 5:30 p.m. following a stand-off with officers from multiple agencies.

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OVI crash logged

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Daniel Robert Patterson, 55, of 5995 W. State Route 47, was charged after he reportedly crashed his car while intoxicated early Wednesday morning.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 April 2014

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