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Driver flown after rollover crash


Sean C. Brisson, 26, of Bellefontaine, was transported by a medical helicopter to Grant Medical Center in Columbus for non-incapacitating injuries sustained in a crash about 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report Mr. Brisson was operating a westbound car at a high rate of speed on County Road 13 near County Road 31 when the vehicle went off the left side of the road and overturned several times in a field.

The driver was transported by squad to Bellefontaine Regional Airport, where he was airlifted to the Columbus area hospital.

A passenger, Michael B. Brenner, 19, of Bellefontaine, was transported by Bellefontaine squad to Mary Rutan Hospital for non-incapacitating injuries.

The crash remains under investigation and no citations have yet been issued.

Hit/skip crash results in OVI charge

Stacy Oakley, 37, of 526 Grand Ave., Russells Point, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, leaving the scene of a crash, and having an open container in a vehicle following a hit/skip crash early Sunday morning.

Deputies responded to Captain’s Point, 305 E. Harrison Ave., Lakeview, about 2:10 a.m. in reference to a crash in the parking  lot.

A pickup reportedly had struck the passenger side of a parked sport utility owned by David M. Garrison of Lakeview. Witnesses provided a description of the suspect vehicle and plate number.

A deputy located the vehicle a short time later at 302 E. Elliott St., Russells Point, and a traffic stop was initiated.

The driver, Ms. Oakley, denied being at Captain’s Point that evening or being involved in a crash. Damage was observed to the rear bumper of her pickup.

Field sobriety tests were performed, and Ms. Oakley was transported to the Logan County Jail, where she refused to take a breath test.

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