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UPDATE - Woman sustains life-threatening injuries in wreck

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Nov 2, 2012 at 9:11 AM

A woman is fighting for her life in a Toledo hospital after a van crashed into a tree on Peru Center Road in rural Monroeville.

(NOTE - To see pictures of the accident scene, click HERE.)

The accident took place just after 11 a.m. today when the southbound Mercury Villager minivan went off the east side of the road on the opposite side of Standardsburg Road at slammed into a tree at 2918 Peru Center Road.

The male driver and female passenger were flown in separate LifeFlight helicopters to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.

The Norwalk post of the state Highway Patrol has released the names of the accident victims: Todd L. Picklesimer, 42, of 312 S. Main St., Willard, and Lori A. Atkins, 37, of the same address. Drug use has been listed as a contributing factor in the crash, troopers said.

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