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One person injured in accident on Ohio 61

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Oct 11, 2019 at 1:19 PM

One person was taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center following a one-vehicle accident Thursday morning on Ohio 61 near Johnson Road.

The driver was heading north on Ohio 61 when he attempted to slow down for a car turning left on Johnson Road, according to a spokesman with the Ohio state Highway Patrol. The driver slammed on the breaks  and swerved to miss the car, hitting the guard rail. His female passenger was injured and transported to FTMC. The driver refused treatment.

Names were not available Thursday afternoon.

The driver was charged with failure to maintain assured cleared distance. Neither was wearing a seatbelt.

 

 

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