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Area driver charged for drug-related crash near Quincy

A local driver was arrested following a drug-related crash in front of 11472 County Road 70 (near Quincy) Saturday afternoon around 1:30.

The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Corey Keith, 30, of Anna, was driving a 1984 Dodge Ram westbound on 70 when he went off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole and two mailboxes. The pickup came to rest in a field.

When deputies arrived, Keith was in the squad.

He refused medical treatment.

Deputies report his speech was slurred and he appeared drowsy.

Keith said doctors recently adjusted his medication.

He took two antidepressants and a sleep aid.

Corey said the side effects were nausea, shallow breathing, and drowsiness.

Keith failed field sobriety tests.

He was charged with OVI and failure to control.

Keith fell asleep while being transported to the Logan County Jail.

Corey was released to a family member.

His pickup was towed.

DP&L fixed the pole that was damaged.

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