Christine C. Cooper, 86, of Lakeview, was flown by LifeFlight helicopter to St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima for treatment of serious injuries sustained in a crash Wednesday afternoon.
Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report she was operating a southbound 2001 Buick Century on State Route 235 near Cherokee Drive about 1:45 p.m. Her vehicle reportedly went off the right side of the road and struck a culvert, going airborne and striking a utility pole.
Damage was heavy to the car, which was towed from the scene. According to the crash report, Cooper was not wearing her seat belt and she was cited for failure to control.