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Vehicle Hits Tree Across Road

David J. Lange, 24, rural Archbold, was driving a sportutility vehicle that struck a tree downed by recent storms, a Fulton County Sheriff Department report says.

Lange was driving east on Co. Rd. H about 11:44 pm, Monday, June 9, a few hours after a heavy windstorm that knocked down a tree at 21801 Co. Rd. H.

The tree was across the roadway, and the road had been closed at that time.

As Lange, with passenger Wesley G. Schaffner, 19, rural Fayette, were traveling east, their vehicle struck the tree, and came to rest in a yard. There were no injures. Lange was cited for failure to control.

– – – Eugene Peters, 60, Wauseon, was involved in a single-car crash about 3:47 am, Wednesday, June 11, at the curves near Zone.

Peters was traveling north on the highway, failed to negotiate the 90-degree curves about three-tenths of a mile south of Co. Rd. L, and drove off into a soybean field.

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