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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Near Miss: A Car Swerves and Misses an Amish Buggy Before Crashing into a Utility Pole

Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, and Ashland Fire Department & EMS responded to a single vehicle crash on State Route 96, around 4:44pm this evening.

Logan Workman, 24, of Ashland, Ohio was driving a 2007 Pontiac G6, Eastbound on State Route 96. Shortly after crossing the Ashland County line from Richland County, topping the hill, he attempted to swerve around an Amish Buggy, and losing control after over correcting. His vehicle slid sideways off the right side of the highway into a utility pole, snapping it half way up the pole.

Workman was extricated by mechanical means by the Ashland Fire Department.

Workman was transported to Ohio Health in Mansfield by Ashland EMS, with non-life-threatening injuries.


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