Norwalk Post Investigating Serious Injury Car versus Pedestrian Crash
Hopewell Township – The Norwalk Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on May 10, 2023 at 3:53 PM. The incident occurred on S Township Road 119 south of Township Road 18 in Hopewell Township, Seneca County.
Sherri Hare, age 67, of McCutchenville, Ohio was driving a 1998 Buick Park Avenue southbound on S Township Road 119. Michael Taylor, age 44, of Tiffin, Ohio was walking with a bicycle southbound on the right pavement edge of S Township Road 119. Ms. Hare’s vehicle struck Mr. Taylor and the bicycle.
Mr. Taylor sustained incapacitating injuries and was flown by Mercy Health Life Flight to St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. Ms. Hare was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash.
Alcohol and drugs are not suspected as factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.
Assisting at the scene were Bascom Fire & EMS Department, Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, Mercy Health Life Flight, and Reinhart Auto Body.