Neither the trooper nor the motorist had been handled for accidents on the time of the crash.
STARK COUNTY, Ohio — The Canton Publish of the Ohio State Freeway Patrol is investigating a crash involving that concerned one Ohio State Trooper in addition to one other motorist.
The crash occurred on November 12, 2020, at 6:12 p.m. on Columbus Highway simply east of Harmont Avenue in Plain Township, Stark County, Ohio.
In line with a launch from the Ohio State Freeway Patrol, Trooper G.S. Ksenich of the Canton Patrol Publish was on a routine patrol touring westbound on Columbus Highway when his automobile was struck on the left facet.
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Daniel J. Cole, 39, of Canton, was touring eastbound on Columbus Highway in a 1998 Ford Ranger pick-up truck and was unable to cease his automobile approaching upcoming visitors. Cole misplaced management of his pick-up truck, crossed over the middle of Columbus Highway, and struck Trooper Ksenich’s patrol automotive on the left facet. Trooper Ksenich’s automobile spun round after affect and got here to relaxation going through east. Each automobiles had been disabled within the crash.
Whereas Trooper Ksenich didn’t require any medical remedy on the time of the crash, he did maintain doable accidents to his hand and wrist through the incident. Cole was not injured through the crash.
Cole was charged with failure to take care of assured clear distance forward and distracted driving.
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