Archbold, OH

Three Injury Crashes On April 25

Three auto crashes involving injuries, one in Archbold, one in Henry County, and one on the Ohio Turnpike, occurred on Monday afternoon, April 25, reports indicate.

The first occurred on South Defiance Street, about 663 feet south of Short-Buehrer Road at 3:22 pm.

A car, driven by Kathryn A. Cavanaugh, 57, Montpelier, with passenger Kyle Castillo, 19, same address, was traveling north on South Defiance Street, and was stopped in traffic.

A second car, driven by Bradley A. Lawrence, 17, Archbold, with passenger Samuel R. Cline, 17, rural Ridgeville Corners, was traveling north behind the Cavanaugh auto. They collided.

Cavanaugh and Castillo were taken to the Fulton County Health Center, where they were treated and released.

Lawrence was cited for failure to maintain an assured clear distance ahead. Henry County

A two-car collision occurred at the intersection of US 6 and Henry County Rd. 24 about 4:48 pm.

The Henry County Sheriff Department report states a car, driven by Norman E. Hoeppner, 54, Woodburn, Ind., was traveling west on US 6, and was stopped, waiting to make a left turn to go south on Henry County Rd. 24.

A car, driven by Yolanda M. Riddle, 24, Edgerton, with passenger Alivia Kurtz, 2, same address, was following the Hoeppner vehicle.

The two vehicles collided.

Hoeppner was transported by Ridgeville Rescue to the Defiance Regional Medical Center, where he was discharged.

Kurtz was taken by Archbold Rescue to Community Hospitals & Wellness Center Bryan, where she was treated and released. Turnpike

The third crash occurred about 5:46 pm on the Ohio Turnpike, three tenths of a mile west of the 30-mile marker, when Lynn E. Depuy, Aurora, lost control of his sport utility vehicle.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol report states the vehicle struck a guardrail on the left, or south, side of the road, crossed both lanes of travel, struck a guardrail on the right side of the road, then again crossed both lanes of travel before coming to rest in the center median.

Archbold Rescue transported Dupuy to the Fulton County Health Center, where he was treated and released.

Troopers are still investigating the accident.

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