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Man sent to hospital after car collides with snowplow

Joe Centers • Mar 17, 2014 at 5:07 PM

One man was injured and taken by ambulance to Fisher-Titus Medical Center Thursday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Ohio 61 and Snyder Road.

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

According to the officials on the scene, both vehicles were heading south on Ohio 61. Chad T. Grix, of Galion, passed an ODOT snowplow, which was turning left on Snyder Road. The impact crushed the front of Grix's vehicle, while damaging the left side of the snowplow.

Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.

Grix was taken to FTMC with what appeared be non-life-threatening injuries.

Laura Colbert, of Norwalk, was driving the snowplow. She said two cars had just passed her and she did not even see Grix's car coming before it hit her.

Colbert said she was not injured.

Charges are pending. An official at the scene said Grix could be charged with improper passing.

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