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Published: Friday, 12/15/2006

Huron County boy injured in crash

NORTH FAIRFIELD, Ohio - A 13-year-old boy remained in good condition yesterday in St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, where he was taken after the pickup truck in which he was riding crashed on Wednesday off State Rt. 162 east of here in Huron County's Fairfield Township, authorities said.

Wade T. Giles, of North Fairfield, was flown to the hospital after the crash. The pickup was being driven west on Route 162, west of Old State Line Road, about 7 p.m. by John C. Hart, 17, also of North Fairfield. Mr. Hart swerved to avoid a deer, went into a ditch, and overturned, troopers at the Ohio Highway Patrol's Norwalk post said.

The Hart youth, who was not hurt, was cited for failure to maintain control of the vehicle.

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