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Injury accident in Route 68 construction zone

A city woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Route 68 north of Township Road 190 (between Bellefontaine and West Liberty) Monday afternoon around 1:30.

The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Esther Baker, 68, was driving a 2012 Jeep Commander northbound on 68 when she rear-ended a northbound 2019 Kenworth truck operated by Jan Durr, 58, of Bellefontaine.

Durr was slowing to make a left turn into Ohio Ready Mix.

He was not injured.

Baker, who suffered minor injuries, was transported to Mary Rutan Hospital by Macochee Joint Ambulance District.

She was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

Baker's SUV had moderate damage.

Durr's truck suffered minor damage.

There have been multiple accidents in the construction zone on 68 this month.

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