12/8/15 – 4:54 A.M.
Two people were seriously injured in a crash south of Findlay Monday afternoon. The State Highway Patrol reports the incident happened on U.S. 68 at the State Route 15 interchange.
A southbound pickup truck driven by 48-year-old Jeffery Penwell of Arlington went off the side of the road, overturned, and rolled onto its roof. Penwell was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected. A passenger, 54-year-old James Neider of Findlay, was trapped in the truck.
Penwell suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken by medical helicopter to St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima before being transferred to the OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. Neider was also taken to St. Rita’s Medical Center by helicopter.
The crash remains under investigation, but alcohol is believed to have been a factor.Read More →