|Pandora woman stable after vehicle-tractor crash|
|Wednesday, November 28, 2012 1:04 PM|
OTTAWA — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a serious injury crash that occurred 6:11 p.m. Monday.
A 2002 Ford Focus driven by Nancy J. Kline, 57, of Pandora was westbound on US 224. A 1965 John Deere tractor driven by Mark A. Hempfling, 50, of Ottawa was westbound on US 224 at a slow speed. Kline struck the tractor and caused severe damage to the 2002 Ford vehicle, she sustained serious injuries and was transported to St. Rita’s emergency where she is in stable condition.
Ottawa EMS and Heavy Rescue assisted on scene as well as deputies from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department.
Kline was cited for failing to maintain and assured clear distance. Hempfling was cited for an equipment violation.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.