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TUESDAY UPDATE: Separate crashes close bridge, damage church

Vehicle crashes into church

Margaret A. Rorabough, 44, of 3978 County Road 21, DeGraff, was cited for a stop sign violation Monday related to a previously reported crash during foggy conditions that damaged a local church.

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report she was operating a northbound car on C.R. 21 about 7:05 a.m. when she failed to stop at the stop sign at the T-intersection of State Route 274. She then crossed S.R. 274 and struck the Muchinippi Church.

No injuries were reported, and the steps of the church sustained possible damage.

Damage was heavy to her car.

C.R. 13 bridge closed following crash

Crews from the Logan County Engineer’s Office are making repairs to a bridge and guardrail on County Road 13 near County Road 32 following a crash Sunday evening.

Troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol report Linda J. Beck, 53, of Lewistown, was operating an eastbound pickup about 6:15 p.m. when she failed to maintain control and drove off the right side of the roadway, striking the bridge guardrail.

The roadway was expected to re-open Monday afternoon.

Ms. Beck did not report any injuries. She was cited for failure to control. 


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