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Crash closes S.R. 47 for several hours

A Thursday morning rollover crash involving a concrete truck along State Route 47 west of Benjamin Logan Schools closed a portion of the road for several hours.

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report Sean Fowler, 31, of Lima, was driving the eastbound  truck near 4763 E. State Route 47 about 9:10 a.m. He lost control, traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected, struck the guardrail on the left side of the roadway and overturned.

Mr. Fowler, who was walking around after the crash, was transported by Bokescreek EMS to Mary Rutan Hospital for minor injuries.

The portion of S.R. 47 between County Road 25 and Township Road 135 was closed for about eight hours as crews worked to remove the truck from the roadway.

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Rushcreek firefighters evaluate a concrete truck that overturned about 9:10 a.m. Thursday along State Route 47 west of Benjamin Logan Schools. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)

Bellefontaine Fire Department and Rushcreek Fire and EMS also responded.

Minor concrete spills were reported.

The truck sustained disabling damage.

 

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