Members of the Lindsay fire department survey the wreck.
The Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating an injury accident that occured about 6:49 this morning at State Rt. 51 and U.S. 20 southwest of Woodville. At least one person was seriously injured and transported by helicopter to an area hospital. The accident remains under investigation and futher details are pending.
WOODVILLE One person was hurt in a three-vehicle traffic crash early this morning on U.S. 20 at Sandusky County Road 66 in Woodville Township, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.
David Setzler, 48, of Clyde, Ohio, was treated at Fremont Memorial Hospital, a hospital spokesman said.
Mr. Setzler was driving a tractor trailer west on U.S. 20 about 6:50 a.m. when a sport utility vehicle being driven north on Road 66 failed to yield at a stop sign and hit the tractor trailer, troopers at the patrol s Fremont post said.
The tractor trailer then lost control and went into the eastbound lane of U.S. 20 and hit a pickup truck being driven by John Benner, 37, of Woodville. He was not hurt, troopers said.
The driver of the SUV, Jeanne Pritchard, 54, also escaped injury. She was charged with failure to yield at a stop sign, troopers said.
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A man is removed by ambulance from the scene of the early morning wreck.
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