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One transported after crash near Honda

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Maria Combs, 28, of Marion, was transported by squad to Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville for incapacitating injuries sustained in a crash about 6:20 a.m. today on State Route 347 near Honda of America Mfg. at East Liberty.

Troopers of the Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol report she was operating a westbound car on S.R. 347 and attempted to turn into Gate N of the Honda plant. She failed to yield to an eastbound car operated by Corey Drake, 25, of Bellefontaine, and was struck by his vehicle.

Mr. Drake sustained minor injuries, but refused transport to an area hospital. Both drivers were wearing their seat belts.

Damage was disabling to both vehicles, which were towed from the scene. Ms. Combs was cited for failure to yield.

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