Wednesday, August 20, 2014

McCarthur man injured in single vehicle crash

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McCATHUR – A single-vehicle crash sent the driver to a Columbus hospital with what the Highway Patrol described as incapacitating injuries. The crash occurred Monday at approximately 11:45 a.m. on County Road 16 south of Township Road 13A in northern Vinton County.

Nathan D. Wright, 18, of McArthur was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Impala when it traveled off of the left side of the roadway. The vehicle struck an embankment, overturned and struck a tree coming to rest on its top.

Wright was flown to the Wexner Ohio State University Medical Center by Med-Flight helicopter.

Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Vinton County Emergency Medical Services and Laurelville Fire Department. The crash remains under investigation.

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