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Woman, 84, slides down embankment, strikes tree


An 84-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after she crashed into a tree on Spangler Road just south of the intersection at Union Road this morning, investigators said.

Authorities responded to the crash around 5 a.m. today.

The female driving was travelling north on Spangler, when she exited the right side of the road and slid along an embankment for approximately 700 feet, officials said. While sliding down the embankment, her vehicle struck a tree and sustained heavy damage, according to reports.

Medics removed the victim from the scene by ambulance and she was transported to Miami Valley Hospital. The woman’s condition was not immediately known.

Troopers believe fatigue or a medical condition may have caused the crash.


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